Seriva Cream 30 gm
Seriva Cream 30 gm contains imidazole antifungal sertaconazole nitrate, Seriva Cream 30 gm is primarily used to treat fungal infections of the skin such as athlete’s foot (Tinea pedis), jock itch, ringworm, and other fungal skin infections. Besides this, Seriva Cream 30 gm also used to treat a skin condition known as pityriasis (flaking or scaling of the skin).
Seriva Cream 30 gm works by destroying the fungus that causes the infection. Seriva Cream 30 gm destroys the fungi by allowing the holes to open in the cell membrane and the components to leak out. This kills the fungus and prevents the infection.
Seriva Cream 30 gm should be used for skin only and accidentally if it gets into your eye, mouth or nose rinse with water. Seriva Cream 30 gm should be applied to the affected area with a piece of clean cotton wool or gauze swab. Seriva Cream 30 gm should not be applied more than the recommended dose, to avoid unpleasant side effects. Some common side effects of Seriva Cream 30 gm are burning, itching, redness, stinging and dryness on your skin in the place where Seriva Cream 30 gm ointment is applied. Sensitive, allergic reaction (skin hypersensitivity reactions) like rashes, itching and swelling may occur in rare cases. Please consult your doctor if an allergic reaction becomes severe.
Tell your doctor if you are known to allergic to Seriva Cream 30 gm or any other medicines. It is not known whether Seriva Cream 30 gm harm baby or passes into breast milk in pregnancy and breastfeeding state. It is better to contact a doctor before using Seriva Cream 30 gm during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. If nursing mothers are applying Seriva Cream 30 gm to their breast or nipple, they should wash the affected area thoroughly before nursing their baby.
Uses of Seriva Cream 30 gm
Seriva Cream 30 gm is widely used to treat various fungal infections of the skin due to specific fungi (e.g. Trichophyton species) and certain yeasts (e.g. Candida species) by destroying its cell membrane.
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Seriva Cream 30 gm
Every medicine has some sort of side effects. In the beginning days of the treatment with Seriva Cream 30 gm, you may suffer from redness, itching, dry skin, burning, blistering, swelling, drainage and skin tenderness at the treated skin areas. But these would be temporary and may be relieved after some time. However, if you still have discomfort speak with the doctor. Allergic reaction (cutaneous hypersensitivity reactions) such as rashes, itching and swelling may occur in rare cases which is serious and can lead to a life-threatening condition. Please consult your doctor if an allergic reaction becomes severe.
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Do not use Seriva Cream 30 gm in your eyes, mouth, or vagina. If you are known to be allergic to Seriva Cream 30 gm or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Seriva Cream 30 gm is a pregnancy category C drug and may cause harm to the unborn baby. However, if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy or a nursing mother, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Seriva Cream 30 gm. If irritation or sensitivity develops with the use of Seriva Cream 30 gm treatment should be discontinued, and appropriate therapy instituted recommended by the physician.
Drug-Drug Interaction: No drug interactions have been identified with Seriva Cream 30 gm..
Drug-Food Interaction: No food interactions have been identified with Seriva Cream 30 gm.
Drug-Disease Interaction: No interactions have been identified with Seriva Cream 30 gm.