1 What is Kenalog-10?

Brand: Kenalog-10, Kenalog-40

Generic: Triamcinolone Acetonide Injection Suspension

Kenalog-10 is a drug used in the relief of symptoms of acute gouty arthritis, acute and subacute bursitis, acute nonspecific tenosynovitis, epicondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, synovitis or osteoarthritis. This drug is available as an injection suspension containing triamcinolone acetonide 10 milligrams in 1 milliliter.


You should read the product information leaflet before using this medication. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

This medication should be injected by a health care professional. Your dosage is based on your medical condition and the way you will respond to treatment.

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Kenalog-10 may interact with medications such as:

  • Aldesleukin
  • Mifepristone
  • Large doses of aspirin and aspirin-like drugs such as:
    • Salicylates
  • Blood thinners such as:
    • Warfarin
  • Bupropion
  • Drugs for diabetes
  • Drugs that cause potassium loss such as:
    • Amphotericin B and
    • Diuretics such as:
      • Hydrochlorothiazide
      • or Furosemide
  • Estrogens such as birth control pills
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as:
    • Indomethacin
    • or Ibuprofen
  • Quinolone antibiotics such as:
    • Ciprofloxacin
    • or Levofloxacin
  • Drugs affecting liver enzymes that remove triamcinolone from your body such as:
    • Macrolide antibiotics such as:
      • Erythromycin
      • Rifamycins such as:
        • Rifampin and
        • Certain anti-seizure medications such as:
          • Phenytoin and
          • Phenobarbital
  • Live vaccines
  • Natalizumab
  • Certain herbal products such as licorice

Side Effects:

There are no side effects known aside from a possible allergic reaction in people who have previous or unknown hypersensitivity to the drug.

Watch out for signs of allergic reactions such as:

  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Swelling


Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have the following:

  • Allergy to Triamcinolone acetonide or to other corticosteroids such as:
  • Untreated active fungal infections
  • Bleeding problems
  • History of blood clots
  • Osteoporosis
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart problems
  • Diabetes
  • Eye diseases such as:
  • Kidney disease
  • Current infections
  • Severe liver disease (cirrhosis)
  • Mental or mood conditions
  • Head injury
  • Previously infected joint
  • Seizures
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Thyroid problems
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Pregnancy or lactation