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Drug Interactions With Desonide Gel

Corticorelin and aldesleukin are two drugs that can potentially interact with desonide gel. When these medications are taken with desonide gel, it can reduce their effectiveness. Even though this skin gel is unlikely to react with other drugs, it's always a good idea to discuss your current medications with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.

An Overview of Desonide Gel Interactions

Desonide gel (Desonate®) is unlikely to react with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions that may occur. Some of the medicines that may lead to desonide gel drug interactions include:
 

More Detail on Drug Interactions With Desonide Gel

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when desonide gel is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Aldesleukin
Corticosteroids, including desonide gel, may make aldesleukin (a chemotherapy medication) less effective. In general, these drugs should not be used together.
 
Corticorelin
Corticosteroids, including desonide gel, may make corticorelin less effective. Corticorelin is used as a diagnostic agent in tests for Cushing's syndrome or other similar problems. If you are being tested for Cushing's disease, make sure your healthcare provider knows you have been using desonide gel.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all desonide gel drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific interactions that may apply to you.
 

Desonide Gel Information

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