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Drug Interactions With Fluocinonide Cream

Combining certain drugs with fluocinonide cream may result in negative interactions. For example, aldesleukin and corticorelin may react with fluocinonide cream. This combination could decrease the effectiveness of these other medications. To avoid problems, tell your healthcare provider about any other medication, vitamin, or herbal supplement you are using before beginning treatment with fluocinonide cream.

An Overview of Fluocinonide Cream Interactions

Fluocinonide cream (Lidex®, Vanos®) is generally unlikely to react with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions that may occur. Some of the products that can lead to interactions with fluocinonide cream include but are not limited to:

Drug Interactions With Fluocinonide Cream Explained

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

Final Thoughts

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

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