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Kenalog Ointment Drug Interactions

Aldesleukin and corticorelin may cause drug interactions when combined with Kenalog ointment. Because it is a corticosteroid, Kenalog ointment can make these medications less effective. If you are undergoing chemotherapy or being tested for Cushing's disease, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you are using Kenalog ointment.

An Overview of Interactions With Kenalog Ointment

Kenalog® ointment (triamcinolone acetonide ointment) may react with certain other medications. Some of the drugs that can lead to interactions with Kenalog ointment include but are not limited to:

Kenalog Ointment Drug Interactions Explained

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

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all Kenalog ointment 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.

Kenalog Ointment Information

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