FAQs ABOUT KENACORT NEW 0.1% PASTE
Q: What is KENACORT NEW 0.1% PASTE used for?
A: KENACORT NEW 0.1% PASTE is used to relieve itching and inflammatory conditions of corticosteroid-responsive skin diseases (dermatoses) such as seborrheic otitis externa (ear infection), dermatitis (skin inflammation) including allergic contact dermatitis (itchy skin rash due to allergies), winter dermatitis (a skin disease that occurs during winter), eczema (a dry, itchy, inflamed skin condition), psoriasis (a skin disorder with raised, rough, reddened areas covered with dry, fine silvery scales) and diaper rash. Contact your doctor before applying KENACORT NEW 0.1% PASTE.
Q: How to use KENACORT NEW 0.1% PASTE?
A: Apply KENACORT NEW 0.1% PASTE as directed by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands with soap and water and apply a thin layer of the medicine to the affected area of the skin and rub it gently. Do not apply it to the eyes. Do not wrap or cover the skin with a bandage unless advised by the doctor.
Q: Is KENACORT NEW 0.1% PASTE safe in pregnancy?
A: KENACORT NEW 0.1% PASTE should be used during pregnancy only if necessary. Contact your doctor before applying KENACORT NEW 0.1% PASTE.
Q: Can I stop using KENACORT NEW 0.1% PASTE?
A: This medicine should not be stopped suddenly. You may notice the return of symptoms within a few days if you stop applying the medicine.
Q: What happens if I applied KENACORT NEW 0.1% PASTE in excess?
A: If you use an excessive amount of KENACORT NEW 0.1% PASTE than prescribed, it may get absorbed through the skin, cause side effects such as reversible hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, symptoms of Cushing’s syndrome such as weight gain, thin arms and legs, round face, etc., high blood sugar levels and glucose in urine.