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Episert Cream 30gm
Episert Cream 30gm

Episert Cream 30gm

By KLM LABORATORIES PVT LTD
30g Cream in Tube
250.75*
MRP 295.00
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Sertaconazole(2.0 %)
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Therapeutic classification
Topical Anti-fungal

Medical Description

Episert Cream 30gm contains Sertaconazole, an antifungal medicine. Episert Cream 30gm is used in the treatment of fungal infection of skin, nails and scalp. Episert Cream 30gm works by inhibiting the enzyme responsible for cell wall synthesis of fungi which stops the growth of fungus which ultimately kills fungus responsible for the infection. It should not be used in patients below 12 years of age.
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Uses of Episert Cream 30gm

Episert Cream 30gm is used in the treatment of fungal infection of skin, nails and scalp.

Contraindications of Episert Cream 30gm

  • If you are allergic to Sertaconazole or any of the ingredient of Episert Cream 30gm.
  • Do not use this medicine to windburned or sunburned skin or on open wounds.
  • Do not use this medicine in or around the eyes, lips or inside of the nose.

Side effects of Episert Cream 30gm

  • Redness of skin
  • Dryness
  • Urge to scratch
  • Skin blistering
  • Damage on the upper layer of skin
  • Dark patches or spots on the skin

Precautions and Warnings of Episert Cream 30gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Episert Cream 30gm during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the safety of Episert Cream 30gm during pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Episert Cream 30gm while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information on the safety of Episert Cream 30gm during breastfeeding. Hence, it is advised to be cautious and avoid applying cream on the breast or areas near the breast while nursing.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Episert Cream 30gm?
A:
It is very unlikely that it affects your driving abilities as it is applied to the skin.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Episert Cream 30gm?
A:
Interaction of this medicine with alcohol is very unlikely, as it is applied to the skin.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop irritation and skin allergy treatment should be discontinued.
  • You have a history of an allergy to any other anti fungal like azole antifungal, otherwise reaction may occur.
  • You should not apply this cream on any other skin condition other than what it is prescribed for.
  • You should not apply it near eyes, mouth or vagina or mucous membrane.
  • If this cream comes in contact with your eyes, wash the eyes with water immediately.

Mode of Action of Episert Cream 30gm

How Does It Work?

Episert Cream 30gm works by inhibiting the enzyme responsible for cell wall synthesis of fungi which stops the growth of fungus which ultimately kills fungus responsible for the infection.

Directions for Use of Episert Cream 30gm

  • Episert Cream 30gm is meant for topical use only.
  • Apply it on infected area as suggested by your doctor and for the prescribed duration.
  • Wash your hands before and after application unless your hands are the area of application.
  • Do not use it for a longer time than your doctor suggested.

Interactions of Episert Cream 30gm

Interactions with other medicines

Since, Episert Cream 30gm is to be used externally on the skin. It is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions or any topical medicine.
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Storage and disposal of Episert Cream 30gm

  • Store the medicine below 25°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Episert Cream 30gm

Overdose

Since, Episert Cream 30gm is meant for external application, the chances of overdose are unlikely. If you think you have applied excess of this medicine, wipe off the excess cream with a tissue or cotton. If you experience any symptoms of side effects, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
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Missed a Dose

If you skipped the application, apply it as soon as possible. Do not use it in an excess amount just to compensate the skipped application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions do I need to take before applying Episert Cream 30gm?

  • Do not use it for a longer time than your doctor suggested.
  • Do not apply this medicine to windburned or sunburned skin or on open wounds.
  • Do not use this medicine in or around the eyes, lips or inside of the nose.
  • Wash your hands afterwards to remove any medicine that may remain on them.

Q: For how long do I need to apply Episert Cream 30gm?

A: Keep using Episert Cream 30gm for the full time of treatment, even if your symptoms begin to clear up after a short time. If you stop using this medicine too soon, your infection may return or get worse.

Q: Can I use Episert Cream 30gm on my face?

A: Yes, Episert Cream 30gm can be used on the face for fungal infections.

Q: Does Episert Cream 30gm a steroid?

A: No, Episert Cream 30gm is not a steroid, It's an anti-fungal cream.

Q: Does Episert Cream 30gm heal wounds?

A: Episert Cream 30gm is an antifungal preparation that is beneficial in managing fungal infections. It should not be applied on wounds. Please consult your doctor if the wound is too deep. Avoid self-medication.

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ContainsSertaconazole(2.0 %)
UsesFungal infection of skin, nails and scalp
Side effectsRedness of skin, dryness, urge to scratch, skin blistering
Last Updated on: 17 Feb 2021 | 09:47 PM (IST)
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