Kenalog in Orabase Ointment 5 g
Kenalog In Orabase Oint 5g is a smooth paste acting like a sealant to mouth ulcers. The paste covers the wound and shields it from food particles, thereby reducing the sensation of pain. Also, it contains triamcinolone acetonide, a type of corticosteroids, that help alleviate itching and inflammation to wounded areas.
Recommended by dentists
Benefits of Corticosteroids
Corticosteroids, manufactured by the adrenal cortex, are classified as steroid hormones. It helps in controlling the stress and immune responses of the body, as well as regulating the degree of inflammation.
Medical use of corticosteroids extends to dentistry. In fact, clinical studies have unveiled its potential in acting as a “dental cover” and promoting healing of oral wounds.
Health properties of Kenalog In Orabase Oint 5g
Assists in alleviating the pain from inside the mouth
Helps reduce inflammation and swelling of mouth ulcers
Aids in speeding up the healing process for mouth lesions
Active ingredient: 0.1% triamcinolone acetonide
Other ingredients: "Orabase" which contains gelatin, pectin, carmellose sodium, liquid paraffin and polyethylene resin.
Directions & Precautions
Avoid using this product if you have fungal, viral or bacterial infections of the mouth or throat, tuberculosis, peptic ulcer or diabetes. If the ulcer does not improve after 7 days or keeps reoccuring seek further advice from your pharmacist.
Apply thinly at bedtime and up to 2-3 times a day if necessary, preferably after meals.