Locoid Lipocream Drug Interactions
Negative reactions may occur when certain medicines, such as aldesleukin or corticorelin, are combined with Locoid Lipocream. Some of these drug interactions can decrease the effectiveness of the medications. To help ensure a safe treatment process, tell your healthcare provider about any other prescription or nonprescription medications you are taking, as well as any vitamins or supplements.
Locoid Lipocream® (hydrocortisone butyrate) is generally unlikely to react with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions that may occur. Some of the medicines that may interact with Locoid Lipocream include:
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Locoid Lipocream is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Corticosteroids, including Locoid Lipocream, may make aldesleukin (a chemotherapy medication) less effective. In general, these medications should not be used together.
Corticosteroids, including Locoid Lipocream, 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 Locoid Lipocream.
It is possible that not all Locoid Lipocream 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.