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Drug Interactions With Topical Fluticasone Propionate

Combining certain drugs with topical fluticasone propionate may lead to negative interactions. Specifically, topical fluticasone propionate can decrease the effectiveness of medications like aldesleukin or corticorelin. To help reduce your risk of any problems, tell your healthcare provider about any other medications, vitamins, or herbal supplements you are using before beginning treatment with this medicated skin product.

An Overview of Topical Fluticasone Propionate Interactions

Topical fluticasone propionate (Cutivate®) 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 topical fluticasone propionate include but are not limited to:

More Detail on Drug Interactions With Topical Fluticasone Propionate

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

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all topical fluticasone propionate 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.

Topical Fluticasone Propionate Information

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