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Elidel Drug Interactions

Make sure your healthcare provider knows if you are taking corticosteroids, medications that affect liver enzymes, or biologic medications before beginning treatment with Elidel. Combining these drugs can lead to negative interactions, possibly increasing your risk for side effects and potentially serious complications. To help avoid problems, tell your healthcare provider about any medication, vitamin, or herbal supplement you are taking.

An Overview of Interactions With Elidel

Elidel® (pimecrolimus) may react with a number of other medications. Some of the products that may lead to drug interactions with Elidel include:
  • Alcohol
  • CYP 3A4 inhibitor medications, such as:
  • Other immunosuppressants, such as:
    • Corticosteroids, such as:
      • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
      • Cortisone
      • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
      • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
      • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
      • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
      • Prednisolone (Pediapred®)
      • Prednisone
      • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®)

Elidel Medication Information

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