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Drug Interactions With Fluticasone Propionate Ointment

Two drugs in particular are known to interact with fluticasone propionate ointment. One is used in chemotherapy treatment, and the other is used to help diagnose Cushing's disease. If you are taking these, or any other drugs, vitamins, or supplements, tell your healthcare provider before beginning treatment with this topical steroid.

An Overview of Fluticasone Propionate Ointment Interactions

Fluticasone propionate ointment (Cutivate Ointment®) is unlikely to interact with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions to be aware of. Some of the medicines that may react with fluticasone propionate ointment include:
 

More Information on Drug Interactions With Fluticasone Propionate Ointment

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

Final Thoughts

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

Fluticasone Propionate Ointment Information

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