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Drug Interactions With Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate

When certain medications are used in combination with calcipotriene/betamethasone dipropionate, drug interactions may occur. Some of these reactions, such as with aldesleukin or corticorelin, can decrease the effectiveness of the medications. To help reduce your risk for problems, tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines, vitamins, or supplements you are taking.

An Overview of Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate Interactions

Even though calcipotriene/betamethasone dipropionate (Taclonex®) is applied to the skin, it can potentially react with several other medications, since some of the active ingredients are absorbed into the bloodstream. Some of the drugs that may interact with calcipotriene/betamethasone dipropionate include:
  • Vitamin D.

More Information on Drug Interactions With Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate

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

Calcipotriene/Betamethasone Dipropionate Information

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