Before using medicines like corticorelin or aldesleukin, tell your healthcare provider if you are using desonide. Combining these drugs can lead to interactions, as desonide can decrease the effectiveness of corticorelin or aldesleukin. Your healthcare provider will likely recommend not using these medicines together, if at all possible.
An Overview of Desonide Interactions
Desonide (Desonate®, DesOwen®, Verdeso®) is generally unlikely to react with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions that may occur. Some of the drugs that may interfere with desonide include:
More Information on Drug Interactions With Desonate
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when desonide is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Corticosteroids, including desonide, may make aldesleukin (a chemotherapy medication) less effective. In general, these medications should not be used together.
Corticosteroids, including desonide, 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 desonide.
It is possible that not all desonide 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.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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