Drug Interactions With Desonide Foam
When certain medications are used in combination with desonide foam, drug interactions could occur. Specifically, using this skin foam can decrease the effectiveness of medications such as aldesleukin or corticorelin. It is important that your healthcare provider knows if you are taking either of these medications when prescribing desonide foam.
An Overview of Desonide Foam InteractionsDesonide foam (Verdeso®) 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 desonide foam include but are not limited to:
Drug Interactions With Desonide Foam ExplainedThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when desonide foam is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Corticosteroids, including desonide foam, can make aldesleukin (a chemotherapy medication) less effective. In general, these medications should not be used together.
Corticosteroids, including desonide foam, 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 desonide foam.
Final ThoughtsIt is possible that not all desonide foam 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.