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Review: could Kenalog-40 cause Flushing (Skin blushing/flushing)?

Summary: Flushing is found among people who take Kenalog-40, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Sensorcaine, and have Pain.

We study 977 people who have side effects while taking Kenalog-40 from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Flushing. Find out below who they are, when they have Flushing and more.

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Kenalog-40

Kenalog-40 has active ingredients of triamcinolone acetonide. It is often used in back pain. (latest outcomes from 986 Kenalog-40 users)

Flushing

Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia. (latest reports from 45,045 Flushing patients)

On Dec, 31, 2014: 977 people reported to have side effects when taking Kenalog-40. Among them, 28 people (2.87%) have Flushing.

Trend of Flushing in Kenalog-40 reports

Time on Kenalog-40 when people have Flushing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Flushing87.50%0.00%12.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Kenalog-40 * :

FemaleMale
Flushing87.50%12.50%

Age of people who have Flushing when taking Kenalog-40 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flushing0.00%0.00%11.76%5.88%0.00%11.76%11.76%58.82%

Severity of Flushing when taking Kenalog-40 ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Flushing ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (5 people, 17.86%)
  2. Rash (3 people, 10.71%)
  3. Tension headache (2 people, 7.14%)
  4. Dermatitis contact (2 people, 7.14%)
  5. Rotator cuff repair (2 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sensorcaine (6 people, 21.43%)
  2. Bupivacaine (3 people, 10.71%)
  3. Lidocaine (3 people, 10.71%)
  4. Lipitor (2 people, 7.14%)
  5. Isovue-300 (2 people, 7.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Judy on Feb, 20, 2013:

    Female; 60 yrs; meds: Synthroid, Actonel, multi-vitamin/mieral, Calcium w? Vit D, 81 mg aspirin, fish oil. About 3 steroid injections in lower back 6 years ago - all may not have been Kenalog. This injection was for carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis at thum base and wrist.
    No flushing with earlier injections. There was slight nausea initially, then flushing started 30 hrs after the injection.
    How long does this last?
    What can I do to relieve it?

    Reply

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