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If a certain chemotherapy drug or diagnostic agent for Cushing's disease is used with Cutivate Ointment, drug interactions are possible. In fact, Cutivate Ointment could make these products less effective. It is a good idea to give your healthcare provider a complete list of all medications you are using (including vitamins and supplements) before starting treatment with any new drug.
An Overview of Interactions With Cutivate OintmentCutivate Ointment® (fluticasone propionate ointment) is unlikely to interfere with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions to be aware of. Some of the medicines that may react with Cutivate Ointment include:
More Information on Cutivate Ointment Drug InteractionsThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Cutivate Ointment is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Corticosteroids, including Cutivate Ointment, may make aldesleukin (a chemotherapy medication) less effective. In general, these medications should not be used together.
Corticosteroids, including Cutivate 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 Cutivate Ointment.