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Drug Interactions With Mometasone Furoate Ointment

Negative interactions may occur when certain drugs are used with mometasone furoate ointment. Some of these reactions, such as with aldesleukin or corticorelin, can decrease the effectiveness of the medications. To help avoid these and other potential complications, make sure you tell your healthcare provider about any other prescription or nonprescription medications you are taking, as well as any vitamins or supplements.

An Overview of Mometasone Furoate Ointment Interactions

Mometasone furoate ointment (Elocon®) is generally unlikely to interact with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions that may occur. Some of the drugs that can lead to reactions with mometasone furoate ointment include but are not limited to:
 
 

Drug Interactions With Mometasone Furoate Ointment Explained

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

Final Thoughts

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

Mometasone Furoate Ointment Information

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