Locoid Drug Interactions

If your healthcare provider prescribes Locoid, make sure he or she knows if you are taking aldesleukin or corticorelin. Combining either of these drugs with Locoid can cause negative interactions, potentially making the medications less effective. Also, to help reduce your risk for other adverse reactions, tell your healthcare provider about any other medicine, vitamin, or herbal supplement you are taking.

An Overview of Interactions With Locoid

Locoid® (hydrocortisone butyrate) is generally unlikely to react with other medications. However, there are a few potential drug interactions that may occur. Some of the products that can interfere with Locoid include but are not limited to:
 
 

Locoid Drug Interactions Explained

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

Final Thoughts

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

Locoid Medication Information

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