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Sertacide Cream 10gm

By CIPLA LIMITED
10g Cream in Tube
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MRP 116.50
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Medical Description

Sertacide Cream is a topical antifungal Cream used in the treatment of fungal infection of the skin, nails and scalp. It contains sertaconazole as its active ingredient which works by inhibiting the e...
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ContainsSertaconazole(2.0 %)
UsesSkin fungal infection
Side effectsBurning sensation, redness, itching, dryness or tenderness of skin at application site
ClassificationTOPICAL ANTI-FUNGAL
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Uses of Sertacide 2 %

Sertacide Cream is used in the treatment of fungal infection of skin, nails and scalp.

Contraindications of Sertacide 2 %

  • If you are allergic to sertaconazole or any of the ingredient of Sertacide Cream.

Side effects of Sertacide 2 %

  • Burning sensation, redness, itching, dryness or tenderness of skin at the site of application.

Precautions and Warnings of Sertacide 2 %

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Sertacide Cream while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited safety data available about the use of this medicine in breastfeeding mothers. Hence, it is very important to consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding. Avoid using it in areas near the breast in case it is prescribed.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Sertacide Cream?
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 Sertacide Cream?
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 have open wounds, cuts, burns or aberration on your skin.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition. Contact your doctor immediately.
  • 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 Sertacide 2 %

How Does It Work?

Sertacide Cream 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 Sertacide 2 %

  • Sertacide Cream 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 Sertacide 2 %

Interactions with other medicines

Since, Sertacide Cream 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 tr...
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Storage and disposal of Sertacide 2 %

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

Dosage of Sertacide 2 %

Overdose

Since, Sertacide Cream 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...
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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
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions do I need to take before applying Sertacide Cream?

  • 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 Sertacide Cream?

  • Keep using Sertacide Cream 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 Sertacide Cream on my face?

A: Yes, Sertacide Cream can be used on the face for fungal infections.

Q: Does Sertacide Cream a steroid?

A: No, Sertacide Cream is not a steroid, It's an anti-fungal Cream.

Q: Does Sertacide Cream heal wounds?

A: Sertacide Cream 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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Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 12:45 AM (IST)
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