What is Sertaspor Cream 50gm for:
This medication is an antifungal agent, prescribed for interdigital tinea pedis (athletes foot) in immunocompetent patients. It kills or stops the growth of fungus.
How does Sertaconazole work:
Sertaconazole works to harm the yeast and fight the infection.
How should Sertaconazole be used:
It comes as a cream for topical application; apply as directed by your physician. As 2% cream- Apply a thin film to the affected area twice daily for 4 weeks.
Common side effects of Sertaconazole :
Rash, hives, itching, difficulty in breathing, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue and tightness in the chest, dry skin and skin tenderness.
What do I do if I miss a dose
Put on a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not put on 2 doses or extra doses.
What precautions should I take when taking Sertaconazole :
If you have an allergy to sertaconazole or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
When do I need to seek medical help
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. If the yeast infection keeps coming back. Very bad skin irritation. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Can I take Sertaconazole with other medicines:
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Sertaconazole :
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. – Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Antifungals, Topical Antifungals & Antiparasites