Sertaconazole - Drug Information

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General Information on Sertaconazole

Generic Name : Sertaconazole

Pronunciation : ser-ta-KON-a-zole

Latest prescription information about Sertaconazole. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y40.7 | Therapeutic Classification : Antifungals

Trade Names/Brand Names of Sertaconazole

Why is Sertaconazole Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antifungal agent, prescribed for interdigital tinea pedis (athlete's foot) in immunocompetent patients. It kills or stops the growth of fungus.

When should Sertaconazole not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Sertaconazole?

As 2% cream- Apply a thin film to the affected area twice daily for 4 weeks.

How should Sertaconazole be taken?

It comes as a cream for topical application; apply as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Sertaconazole?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It should not be used in children younger than 12 years of age.
Avoid excess dosage; otherwise it may worse the condition.

What are the side effects of Sertaconazole?

   Local : Dry skin and skin tenderness.
   Allergic reactions : Rash, hives, itching, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue and tightness in the chest.

What are the other precautions for Sertaconazole?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Sertaconazole?

Store at 25C.

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kamaxi 

this is the second time I am using this cream as prescribed by my doctor and this time again it has caused rashes on my fingers and they itching badly. my doctor had prescribed Onabet to cure fungal infection on my inner thighs. please help me to stop the itching caused by this cream.

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