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Sertaconazole - Drug Information

Generic Name : Sertaconazole | Pronunciation : ser-ta-KON-a-zole

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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
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Trade Name(s): 


India : 



International : 

Eraczo

Why it is 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 it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 

Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category :

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Dosage & When it is to be taken : 


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

How it should be taken : 


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

Warnings and Precautions : 

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.

Side Effects : 


   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.

Other Precautions : 

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions : 

Store at 25°C.

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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.
kamaxi  Monday, September 16, 2013

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