Kencort 10mg Injection

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Introduction

Kencort 10mg Injection is a steroid. It is used for the treatment of a wide variety of medical conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatic disorders. It provides relief by preventing the release of substances that cause inflammation and by suppressing the immune system.

Kencort 10mg Injection is generally administered by a doctor or a nurse. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. Get the injection regularly at the same time each day to get maximum benefits from it. It is important to keep using the medicine regularly until your doctor tells you it is safe to stop.

This medicine may cause a few side effects such as infection, headache, joint pain, or injection site reaction. Talk to your doctor if you are worried about side effects or they do not go away. This medicine may make you more susceptible to viral infections, so you should stay away from people who have these infections. In general, you should try to avoid situations that make your symptoms worse (things like pollen and dust mites) and it is best not to smoke.

Before starting to use Kencort 10mg Injection you should let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you use this medicine for a long time, your doctor may want to carry out certain medical tests to check your progress.

Uses of Kencort Injection

Benefits of Kencort Injection

In Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis or RA is an autoimmune disorder, in which the immune system starts attacking the lining of your joints. This causes pain and swelling in the joints.

Kencort 10mg Injection helps treat rheumatoid arthritis. It makes the immune system function normally and prevents it from attacking the body. This gives relief from the symptoms such as pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints. This helps in easy movement and makes you do your daily activities more easily.

In Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes pain and swelling in the joints.
Kencort 10mg Injection can give you relief from this pain and swelling. It also reduces stiffness in the joints and helps in easy movement. This will help you do your daily activities more easily and thus improve your quality of life. Kencort 10mg Injection should be taken at the same time each day to get maximum benefits. You should continue taking it until your doctor asks you to stop. Mild symptoms of osteoarthritis can sometimes be managed by doing light exercises, losing weight, and wearing suitable footwear.

Side effects of Kencort Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Kencort

  • Infection
  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Kencort Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Kencort Injection works

Kencort 10mg Injection is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Kencort 10mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Kencort 10mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Kencort 10mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Kencort 10mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Tell your doctor immediately if you have pain in the eyes or problems with your vision. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Kencort 10mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kencort 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Kencort 10mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kencort 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Kencort 10mg Injection helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • It is injected into the muscles under the supervision of a doctor.
  • Kencort 10mg Injection can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Kencort 10mg Injection. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Kencort 10mg Injection suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA
Action Class
Glucocorticoids

Interaction with drugs

Taking Kencort with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): M Spirin, Aspirin, Asalite
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient concerns

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Rheumatoid arthritis with osteoarthritis
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Please refer to a Rheumatologist
I have joint pain in my rt wrist since 6 yrs. What are the possible reasons?
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Orthopaedics
It may be Tenosynovitis, or Rheumatoid arthritis or any other type of arthritis
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FAQs

Q. What is Kencort 10mg Injection used for?

Kencort 10mg Injection has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is used for the treatment of conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. It also helps to treat many autoimmune diseases which occur when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.

Q. How does Kencort 10mg Injection work?

Kencort 10mg Injection works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses associated with active inflammation. Also, it stops the reactions known as autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.

Q. How is Kencort 10mg Injection administered?

Kencort 10mg Injection should be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the maximum benefit from Kencort 10mg Injection.

Q. Is Kencort 10mg Injection effective?

Kencort 10mg Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Kencort 10mg Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Kencort 10mg Injection?

Kencort 10mg Injection effectively treats pain and inflammation. However, its effect may vary from person to person, depending on the condition you are being treated for and also your body weight. Your doctor will prescribe you Kencort 10mg Injection in the dose that suits your requirement.

Q. Is Kencort 10mg Injection safe?

Kencort 10mg Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: November, 2021

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