Drug Interactions With Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment

If certain medications are used in combination with triamcinolone acetonide ointment, drug interactions could occur. Some of these reactions can decrease the effectives of the medications. Aldesleukin and corticorelin are among the substances that can react with triamcinolone acetonide ointment. It is important that your healthcare provider knows if you are taking any of these medications before using the ointment.

An Overview of Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment Interactions

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

Drug Interactions With Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment Explained

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

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all triamcinolone acetonide 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.

Triamcinolone Acetonide Ointment Information

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