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Lidex Drug Interactions

If your healthcare provider prescribes Lidex, make sure he or she knows if you are also taking aldesleukin or corticorelin. Combining these drugs with Lidex can cause negative interactions and could decrease the effectiveness of these medications. To help minimize your risk for problems, tell your healthcare provider about any other medicine, vitamin, or herbal supplement you are taking.

An Overview of Interactions With Lidex

Lidex® (fluocinonide) 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 Lidex include but are not limited to:
 
 

Lidex Drug Interactions Explained

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

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all Lidex 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.

Lidex Drug Information

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