Elocon Drug Interactions

If your healthcare provider recommends using Elocon, make sure he or she knows if you are also taking aldesleukin or corticorelin. Taking these drugs in combination with Elocon can cause negative interactions and could decrease the effectiveness of these drugs. To help minimize any complications, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of any other medicine, vitamin, or herbal supplement you are taking.

An Overview of Interactions With Elocon

Elocon® (mometasone furoate) 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 Elocon include but are not limited to:

Elocon Drug Interactions Explained

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

Final Thoughts

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

Elocon Medication Information

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