Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Keno Oral Paste
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug



  • Available in:
  • Keno Oral Paste
  • Language:
  • English


  • Source:
  • NPRA - National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency - Bahagian Regulatori Farmasi Negara
  • Authorization number:
  • MAL19930493
  • Last update:
  • 28-05-2018

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

Consumer Medication Information Leaflet (RiMUP)



Triamcinolone Acetonide (1mg)


What is in the leaflet

What Keno is used for

How Keno works

Before you use Keno

How to use Keno

While you are using it

Side effects

Storage and Disposal of Keno

Product Description

Manufacturer and Product Registration


Date of Revision

What Keno

is used for

Keno is used for the adjunctive treatment and

for the temporary relief of symptoms

associated with oral inflammation or ulcer

resulting from trauma.

How Keno


The sticky paste will stick to the wet surfaces

of the mouth and form a protective film over

your mouth ulcer.

Before you use Keno

When you must not use it

Have bacterial, fungal, or viral infections of

the mouth or throat

Hypersensitive to any of the ingredients in


Before you start to use it

Please inform the doctor:

If substantial improvement does not occur

after 7 days of treatment

If you are not sure whether you should start

taking this product, consult your doctor.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor if you are taking any other

medicine, including any that you buy without

a prescription. You may need to use different

amounts of these medicines, or you may

need to take different medicines. Your doctor

will advise you.

Pregnancy and lactation

The use of this preparation during pregnancy

has not been established. Therefore, it is

advisable to ask your doctor or pharmacist

for advice before taking any medication.

How to use Keno

Follow all directions give to you by your

doctor and pharmacist carefully. They may

differ from the information contained in this

leaflet. If you do not understand the

instructions on the label, ask your doctor or

pharmacist for help.

How much to use

Squeeze a small amount of Keno onto a

clean wet cotton bud and apply gently on the

affected area, without rubbing until a thin

film develops.

When to use it

Apply at bed time and if necessary, 2 or 3

times daily after meals, or apply as directed

by the doctor or pharmacist.

How long to use it

Continue taking Keno for as long as your

doctor recommends.

If you forget to use it

Consult your doctor or pharmacist on what

you should do if you forget to use it.

Take the missed dose as soon as you

remember. If it is almost time for your next

dose, wait until then to take the medicine and

skip the missed dose. Do not take a double

dose to make up for the missed dose.

If you use too much (overdose)

Contact your doctor immediately or go to the

Emergency Department of your nearest

hospital, if you think you or anyone else may

have taken too of this medicine. Do this even

if there are no signs of discomfort of

poisoning. You may need urgent medical


While you are using it

Things you must do

Tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately

if you notice any side effects, or if the side

effects gets serious or anything else that

make you feel unwell.

If you become pregnant, or plan on

becoming pregnant while using Keno, tell

your doctor immediately.

If you are about to be started on a new

medicine, remind your doctor and pharmacist

that you are using Keno.

Things you must not do

Do not use Keno after the expiry date

which is stated on the carton and tube.

Do not use stop taking your medicines

without consulting your doctor.

Do not give this medication to anyone else,

even if they have the same condition as you.

Things to be careful of

Do not drive or use machines if you feel

unwell. Contact your doctor immediately.

Side effects

Side effects are unlikely when used as

recommended. However, there is a

possibility when used over a long period of

time. Intolerance to Keno is very rare.

If you notice any irritation or other side

effects such as weakness or dizziness, which

you think may be as a result of using this

product, stop treatment and consult your

doctor or pharmacist.

You may report any side effects or adverse

drug reactions directly to the National Centre

for Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring by

calling Tel: 03-78835550, or visiting the


(Public –>

Reporting Medicinal Problems / Side Effects

/ AEFI / Vaccine Safety)

Storage and Disposal of Keno


Store in a cool dry place, below 30°C. Keep

out of the reach of children.


Medicines should not be disposed of via

wastewater or household water. Ask your

pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no

longer required. These measure will help to

protect the environment.

Product Description

What it looks like

Keno is a tasteless, odourless and viscous

light-brown paste.


Active ingredient

Each gram paste contains 1mg of

Triamcinolone acetonide.

Consumer Medication Information Leaflet (RiMUP)


Inactive ingredients

Hydrocarbon gel, carboxymethylcellulose

sodium, pectin


Keno is packed in tube of 3g and 5g. It also

comes in a box of 30 sachets x 1g which is

for single application only.

MAL Number



T.O. Chemicals (1979) Ltd.,

280 Soi Sabaijai, Suthisarn Road,

Bangkok 10320, Thailand.

Product Registration Holder

IMEKS Pharma Sdn. Bhd.

No. 5 & 9, Jalan Udang Harimau 2,

Medan Niaga Kepong,

51200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Date of revision


Serial number