Information about 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, warnings and its storage instructions . 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 be taken? (Contraindications)
Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity.
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 for Sertaconazole?
Store at 25°C.