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KENALOG dental paste is a prescription toothpaste that can be used as an adjunctive treatment of inflammatory oral lesions and ulcerative lesions from trauma.
KENALOG contains the steroid triamcinolone. Steroids work by reducing inflammation, reducing blood flow, and decreasing swelling.
KENALOG dental paste should be used as directed by the doctor or dentist. It is normally used once or twice daily in place of regular tooth brushing.
The active ingredient in KENALOG dental paste is triamcinolone 0.1%.
The inactive ingredients include:
There are no known drug interactions with KENALOG dental paste.
A small amount of KENALOG dental paste may be absorbed into the bloodstream through the oral mucosa. The amount of absorption depends on how long the drug is being used and the extent of damage to the oral mucosa. Once absorbed into the bloodstream, KENALOG can have an impact on the hormone system of the body.
KENALOG dental paste should not be used if you have an infection in the mouth.
KENALOG dental paste should not be confused with KENALOG cream.
If the oral tissue does not begin to repair in seven days, speak with your doctor.
Common KENALOG side effects include:
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Kenalog Dental Paste [package insert]. Princeton, NJ: Bristol-Meyers Squibb; 2002.