Acyclovir and Hydrocortisone Drug Interactions

Acyclovir and hydrocortisone is unlikely to react with oral medications because only a small amount of the medication is absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream. Acyclovir and hydrocortisone hasn't been studied with every other drug, however, so it's possible that there are interactions that haven't been discovered yet. To help ensure a safe treatment, make sure your doctor has a list of all your medications.

An Overview of Interactions With Acyclovir and Hydrocortisone

Acyclovir and hydrocortisone (Xerese™) does not have any known drug interactions. Because only a small amount of the medication is absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream, acyclovir and hydrocortisone would be unlikely to interact with other medications taken by mouth.
Acyclovir and hydrocortisone has not been studied with all other medications. Therefore, there may be drug interactions with acyclovir and hydrocortisone that have not been discovered yet. In addition, acyclovir and hydrocortisone has not been studied with other medications that are applied to the skin.
Because acyclovir and hydrocortisone can irritate the skin, you might want to avoid using other skincare products on the affected area during treatment. If you need to apply other skin products that may be irritating, ask your healthcare provider about the best way to use these products with acyclovir and hydrocortisone.

Final Thoughts

Although other medications are unlikely to interact with acyclovir and hydrocortisone, it's still a good idea to talk to your healthcare provider about any particular drug interactions that may apply to you. Make sure your healthcare provider has a complete list of all the medications you currently take, including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and vitamins or supplements.

Acyclovir and Hydrocortisone Information

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