Sertaconazole belongs to antifungal class of medicine, which is used to treat the infection caused by fungus.
Uses of Sertaconazole
- Treat conditions such as athlete’s foot in children and adults
- Used to treat tinea pedis and other fungal infections caused by Tricophyton Rubrum, Tricophyton Mentagrophytes & Epidermophyton Floccosum
Contraindications of Sertaconazole
When should one not use Sertaconazole
Do not use Sertaconazole if you are allergic to it or other antifungals of the same group, such as Ketoconazole, Secnidazole or Fluconazole.
Side effects of Sertaconazole
Common side effects of this drug are:
- Contact dermatitis
- Dry skin
- Tenderness at the application site
Precautions and Warnings of Sertaconazole
Can I take Sertaconazole during pregnancy?
No more information is available about its safety in pregnancy, hence do not take this medicine unless considered essential by your physician. Topically medicine should be used in pregnancy only if needed or prescribed by the doctor.
Can I take Sertaconazole while breastfeeding?
It is unknown whether Sertaconazole Nitrate is secreted in breast milk, hence do not use this medicine during breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Sertaconazole?
No influence on ability to drive.
Can I consume alcohol with Sertaconazole?
No known interaction with alcohol. Consult with doctor.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You experience any skin reaction, irritation
- This medicine is not for ophthalmic, oral or intravaginal use
Mode of Action of Sertaconazole
How Does It Work?
Sertaconazole works by inhibiting the Ergosterol which is an essential component for the fungal cell wall membrane synthesis which leads to fungal cell membrane injury through leakage of key constituents with fungal cell death.
Interactions of Sertaconazole
Interactions with other medicines
It reduces the effect of progesterone so avoid combination with progesterone.
Interactions with food items
No food interactions have been reported.
Dosage of Sertaconazole
Overdose with Sertaconazole topical cream is unlikely. There are no symptoms of Sertaconazole overdose reported. If you suspect overdose with this medicine, immediately seek emergency medical attention.
Missed a Dose
If you missed any use, apply it as soon as you remember it. If it is time for your next application, skip it and continue with the following regular application.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Sertaconazole Nitrate?
A: Give a detailed account of your medical and surgical history. Also, mention to your doctor all the prescription and non-prescription medicines, herbal preparations and nutritional supplements that you may be taking before starting this medication.
Q: When and how to consume the medicine?
A: This medicine comes as a cream for topical application. Use as per prescription for as long as stated by the doctor.
Q: How to store this medicine?
- Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from direct light, heat and moisture
- Keep from freezing
- Keep out of the reach of children
- Do not keep expired medicine or medicine which is no longer needed
- Ask your healthcare expert how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use
Last Updated on: 05 Oct 2020 | 10:47 PM (IST)
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