Kenalog Hay Fever injection

KENALOG
An injection for severe
hayfever symptoms

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Kenalog 40mg/1ml - a corticosteroid injection

Severe hay fever symptoms can ruin peoples’ summers and have a detrimental effect on quality of life and ability to work optimally.

The East Midlands of the UK is particularly affected by pollens and allergens likely to give severe symptoms, with the most likely culprits being flower pollen, silver birch and rape seed.

If you have severe symptoms that fail to respond to other treatments, it is possible to have a corticosteroidal injection at Regent Street Clinic, after discussion with our doctors/nurses in Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Sheffield, Leeds and London.

Unlike corticoster­oidal tablets which are effective for only the short period of time you take them, the injection administers what doctors call ‘depot steroids’ that remain active for a longer time, whether you still require them to be in your body or not.

The injection comes with all the risk factors of tablet-form corticosteroids; in addition it can cause ‘fat atrophy’, in which a dent in your buttock appears where the injection was delivered.

In rare cases an abscess can occur at the injection site. In our experience this dimpling is uncommon, however patients are always advised that it may occur and like all administered medications, the risks of any treatment must be balanced against the potential benefit of the treatment given.

A corticosteroidal injection administered when hay fever symptoms first appear can give symptom remission that lasts for the duration of the entire pollen or allergen season.

The dose of Kenalog required to control severe symptoms is partly related to body weight, and heavier subjects will require a larger dose to ease their symptoms. Our standard doses administered are 40mg -80mg per patient per season.

The full range of treatments for hayfever should be discussed with the doctor, who will decide whether the potential benefits of corticosteroid (Kenalog) treatment for severe hayfever outweigh any risks

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