Before beginning treatment with mometasone furoate lotion, make sure your healthcare provider knows if you are taking aldesleukin or corticorelin. These drugs can cause interactions when used with mometasone furoate lotion, possibly making aldesleukin and corticorelin less effective. In many cases, your healthcare provider may not recommend taking these medications together.
An Overview of Mometasone Furoate Lotion Interactions
Mometasone furoate lotion (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 lotion include but are not limited to:
Drug Interactions With Mometasone Furoate Lotion Explained
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when mometasone furoate lotion is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Corticosteroids, including mometasone furoate lotion, can make aldesleukin (a chemotherapy medication) less effective. In general, these medications should not be used together.
Corticosteroids, including mometasone furoate lotion, 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 lotion.
It is possible that not all drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, before using mometasone furoate lotion, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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