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Overview

Uses of Afserta Cream

Afserta Cream is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections.

Afserta Cream side effects

Common
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Afserta Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Afserta Cream works

Afserta Cream is an antifungal medication which treats skin infections. It works by killing the fungi on the skin by destroying their cell membrane.

Afserta Cream related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Afserta Cream may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Afserta Cream during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Afserta Cream helps treat skin infections caused by many different types of fungi.
  • Finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It can take a few weeks for the infection to clear and a few months before the skin returns to its normal color.
  • Apply an amount sufficient to cover the affected area and 1 inch of the immediate surrounding skin.
  • Avoid getting in the eyes, nose, or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • Inform your doctor if the infection has not cleared up after four weeks of treatment.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Afserta

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Skin infections start from stomach and spreading dowanwards I.e in sex organ and not under our control and also consultant no of skin specialist which are giving fluconazole 150 ,LCZ Tab candid total ointment but no effect of these medicine
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
I think you are having fungal infections, plz visit good skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
Groins skin peeling off (scrotum part) Cant bear the itch Last time when consulted a doctor, doctor prescribed lullifin cream and tebif 250 mg tablet It did work but i am facing the same issue again How to get rid of it permanently?
Dr. Atul Jain
Skin Specialist
You are having fungal infections and you should visit skin specialist for proper examination and complete treatment for 3-4 monthsMeanwhile apply onabet cream twice a day for few days
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FAQs

Q. What is sertoconazole/Onabet cream/Onabet lotion/Afserta nitrate creams used for?

Afserta is antifungal agent used to treat fungal infections of the foot (between digits), vagina, hands, groin or buttocks

Q. What is Onabet B?

Onabet B contains a steroid beclomethasone in addition to sertaconazole. Sertaconazole is antifungal agent used to treat fungal infections of the foot (between digits), vagina, hands, groin or buttocks. Always follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. What is Onabet V1?

Onabet V1 contains sertaconazole in a tablet form. This tablet is to be inserted into the vagina for treatment of vaginal fungal infections. Always follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Is Afserta available over-the-counter?

No, Afserta is a scheduled medicine, available on producing a prescription.

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References
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  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 1253.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
399 C, Maharani Jhansi Road, Civil Lines, Ludhiana-141 001(Pb.)
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