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Drug Interactions With Desoximetasone Gel

Aldesleukin and corticorelin are two drugs that can cause interactions with desoximetasone gel. When these medications are taken with desoximetasone gel, it can decrease their effectiveness. Although this skin gel is unlikely to react with most medications, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of any other medicine, vitamin, or supplement you are taking.

An Overview of Desoximetasone Gel Interactions

Desoximetasone gel (Topicort®) is generally unlikely to interact with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions that may occur. Some of the drugs that can react with desoximetasone gel include but are not limited to:
 
 

More Detail on Drug Interactions With Desoximetasone Gel

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when desoximetasone gel is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Aldesleukin
Corticosteroids, including desoximetasone gel, can make aldesleukin (a chemotherapy medication) less effective. In general, these medications should not be used together.
 
Corticorelin
Corticosteroids, including desoximetasone gel, can 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 desoximetasone gel.
 

Final Thoughts

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

Desoximetasone Gel Information

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