Just like Adcortyl in Orabase, Kanolone is a paste that contains triamcinolone acetonide. Triamcinolone acetonide belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. Kanolone in Orabase is used for relieving tenderness, pain, inflammation and ulceration of the inside of the mouth or the gums. This can include sores caused by injury or by dentures  rubbing on the gums. Kanolone in Orabase is a sticky paste which keeps the medicine on the sore area, and protects it while the medicine relieves the soreness, reduces the swelling and accelerates the healing process. Kanolone in Orabase is not addictive or habit forming.  Do not use Kanolone in Orabase if you have an allergy to triamcinolone acetonide. You should not use Kanolone in Orabase if you are pregnant or may become pregnant, unless you have discussed this with a doctor first. Please read the included patient leaflet carefully and as with all medicines Keep Out Of The Reach Of Children.