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Drug Interactions With Fluocinonide Topical Solution

You may experience negative interactions if you combine certain drugs with fluocinonide topical solution. Some of these reactions, such as with corticorelin or aldesleukin, can decrease the effectiveness of the medications. To minimize your risk for 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 Fluocinonide Topical Solution Interactions

Fluocinonide topical solution (Lidex®) 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 fluocinonide topical solution include but are not limited to:
 
 

Drug Interactions With Fluocinonide Topical Solution Explained

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

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all fluocinonide topical solution interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific drug interactions that may apply to you.
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