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Drug Interactions With Betamethasone Valerate Foam

If your healthcare provider prescribes betamethasone valerate foam, make sure he or she knows if you are also taking aldesleukin or corticorelin. Combining these drugs with betamethasone valerate foam can lead to interactions, possibly decreasing the effectiveness of your medications. To help minimize your risk for problems, tell your healthcare provider about any other medicine you are taking, even vitamins or other nonprescription products.

An Overview of Betamethasone Valerate Foam Interactions

Betamethasone valerate foam (Luxiq®) is generally unlikely to react with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions that may occur. Some of the products that may interfere with betamethasone valerate foam include:
 

More Information on Drug Interactions With Betamethasone Valerate Foam

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

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all betamethasone valerate foam 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.
 

Betamethasone Valerate Foam Information

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