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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Kenalog-40 Injection Inj.

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11 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
11/1/2011 11:32:28 AM

Reviewer: momjillbob, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had two injections of this a 40 ml dose and an 80 ml dose after suffering from bronchitis and sinus infection. I was before the second injection, I was asked if I was pregnant and I said that was kinda wierd question considering I was not asked the first time so I asked the nurse to explaain more about this medicine so she got the drug book and it really didn't mention much. In any event, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/17/2008 3:22:28 PM

Reviewer: Kenalog 40, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been suffering, due to an allergy or reaction to the cold weather, mainly at night, from a serious nose and frontal sinuses congestion, degenerating, if untreated into chronic bronchitis with thick sputum and, in extreme situations, occasionally into asthma. After trying with no or scars success, several medications (from antihistamine, to antibiotics, decongestants, inhalators, ect)I had be ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
10/3/2008 3:31:55 PM

Reviewer: pennypacker, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My doctor injected a COMBINATION of KENALOG and LYDOCAINE into the joints in my knees due to extreme swelling from osto-arthritis. She told me it could last anywhere from 2 hours to 2 months. I had total relief from swelling and pain for 6 weeks. I have had no side effects or problems around injection site. Perhaps mixing Kenalog with other compatible drugs reduces the chances of side effects. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/15/2008 12:31:41 PM

Reviewer: Barbara, 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had this injected under my eyes to reduce a little swelling due to lack of sleep. Months later I am left with what looks like black & blue divets, My doctor had no clue as to what he was doing. Does any one have any suggestions?

Condition: Other
8/6/2008 8:06:15 AM

Reviewer: denig18, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I received this medication via injection into the Right Buttock {subcutaneous} vs the Ileac Crest area {intramuscular} and now have a half dollar sized area of subcutaneous atrophy or skin dimpling. It's very important that the medication is administered correctly > intramuscular. I received the injection for Poison Ivy which it did resolve the severe inflammation I had within 3 days. Ho ... Show Full Comment

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