Kenacort- A

This leaflet answers some common questions about KENACORT-A 40. It does not contain all the available
information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist.
All medicines have risks and benefits. Your doctor has weighed the risks of you taking KENACORT-A 40
against the benefits they expect it will have for you.

What is Kenacort-A 40 used for
KENACORT-A 40 is used to treat allergic diseases, bad skin problems or arthritis. To treat these problems
it is injected deep into a muscle. From the muscle it is slowly absorbed into the blood and carried by the
blood to all parts of the body.
KENACORT-A 40 can also be used to treat painful muscles, joints or tendons by injecting directly into the
painful site.
However, your doctor may have prescribed KENACORT-A 40 for another purpose. Ask your doctor if you
have any questions about why KENACORT-A 40 has been prescribed for you.
The way that KENACORT-A 40 works is complicated. Put simply, KENACORT-A 40 suppresses
inflammation and swelling and relieves pain. However, it does not cure the underlying problem.
KENACORT-A 40 is available only with a doctor’s prescription

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