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Drug Interactions With Fluocinolone Shampoo

If your healthcare provider prescribes fluocinolone shampoo, make sure he or she knows if you are also taking aldesleukin or corticorelin. Combining these drugs with fluocinolone shampoo can cause negative interactions and could decrease the effectiveness of these medications. To help minimize your risk for problems, tell your healthcare provider about any other medicine, vitamin, or herbal supplement you are taking.

An Overview of Fluocinolone Shampoo Interactions

Fluocinolone shampoo (Capex®) is generally unlikely to react with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions that may occur. Some of the medicines that may interact with fluocinolone shampoo include:
 

More Information on Drug Interactions With Fluocinolone Shampoo

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

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all fluocinolone shampoo 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.
 

Fluocinolone Shampoo Information

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