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Drug Interactions With Hydrocortisone Butyrate

Medications like aldesleukin and corticorelin may be less effective when used in combination with hydrocortisone butyrate. Drug interactions such as these should be discussed with your healthcare provider before beginning treatment with hydrocortisone butyrate. It is also important to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications, vitamins, or supplements you are taking to help avoid any complications.

An Overview of Hydrocortisone Butyrate Interactions

Hydrocortisone butyrate (Locoid®) is generally unlikely to react with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions that may occur. Some of the products that can interfere with hydrocortisone butyrate include but are not limited to:
 
 

More Detail on Drug Interactions With Hydrocortisone Butyrate

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

Final Thoughts

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

Hydrocortisone Butyrate Drug Information

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