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Drug Interactions With Fluocinonide Gel

Prior to starting treatment with fluocinonide gel, make sure your healthcare provider knows if you are taking corticorelin or aldesleukin. These drugs can cause interactions when used with fluocinonide gel, possibly making aldesleukin and corticorelin less effective. In many cases, your healthcare provider may not recommend taking these medications together.

An Overview of Fluocinonide Gel Interactions

Fluocinonide gel (Lidex®) 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 fluocinonide gel include but are not limited to:
 
 

Drug Interactions With Fluocinonide Gel Explained

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

Final Thoughts

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