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Drug Interactions With Mometasone Furoate Cream

If certain medications are used in combination with mometasone furoate cream, drug interactions could occur. For example, mometasone furoate cream can make medications like aldesleukin or corticorelin less effective. It is important that your healthcare provider knows if you are taking either of these medications before using the cream.

An Overview of Mometasone Furoate Cream Interactions

Mometasone furoate cream (Elocon®) 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 lead to reactions with mometasone furoate cream include but are not limited to:
 

Drug Interactions With Mometasone Furoate Cream Explained

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

Final Thoughts

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

Mometasone Furoate Cream Information

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