KENALOG Spray Helps Relieve Dry, Irritated Skin
With moisturizing isopropyl palmitate
- Isopropyl palmitate is a fatty ester derived from palm oil
- It is a moisturizer, emollient, and soothing agent used in many cosmetics
Minimal ingredients compared with other creams, lotions, and foams
- Triamcinolone, 0.2%2
- No preservatives, fragrances, parabens, or surfactants
- Low amount of dehydrated alcohol content that evaporates on contact2
- Achieved clinical preference vs creams and ointments1
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATIONINDICATIONS AND USAGE: KENALOG Spray (Triamcinolone Acetonide Topical Aerosol, USP) is indicated for relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
SUMMARY OF RISK INFORMATION FOR KENALOG SPRAY
CONTRAINDICATIONS: Topical corticosteroids are contraindicated in those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the preparations.
PRECAUTIONS: Systemic absorption of topical corticosteroids has produced reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, manifestations of Cushing’s syndrome, hyperglycemia, and glucosuria in some patients.
Conditions which augment systemic absorption include the application of the more potent steroids, use over large surface area, prolonged use, and the addition of occlusive dressings.
Patients receiving a large dose of any topical steroid applied to a large surface area or under an occlusive dressing should be evaluated periodically for evidence of HPA axis suppression.
Children may absorb proportionally larger amounts of topical corticosteroids and thus be more susceptible to systemic toxicity. If irritation develops, topical corticosteroids should be discontinued and appropriate therapy instituted.
Pediatric patients may demonstrate greater susceptibility to topical corticosteroid-induced HPA axis suppression and Cushing’s syndrome than mature patients because of a larger skin surface area to body weight ratio.
Caution should be exercised when topical corticosteroids are administered to a nursing woman.
This preparation is not for ophthalmic, oral, or intravaginal use.
For topical use only. Please see Full Prescribing Information.
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References: 1. Fowler J Jr, Fowler L. Physician and patient assessment of triamcinolone acetonide spray for steroid-responsive dermatoses. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2010;3(5):29-33. 2. KENALOG Spray [prescribing information]. Jacksonville, FL: Ranbaxy Laboratories Inc.; August 2011.
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