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Drug Interactions With Desonide Cream

When certain drugs are used in combination with desonide cream, negative interactions could occur. Some of the medications that may react with desonide cream include aldesleukin and corticorelin. Taking these medications together could decrease the effectiveness of the drugs. Make sure your healthcare provider is aware of any other medication, vitamin, or herbal supplement you are using before beginning treatment with this medicine.

An Overview of Desonide Cream Interactions

Desonide cream (DesOwen®) is generally unlikely to react with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions that may occur. Some of the drugs that can lead to interactions with desonide cream include but are not limited to:
 
 

Drug Interactions With Desonide Cream Explained

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

Final Thoughts

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

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