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Composition for SERCOS

Sertaconazole Topical(2% w/w)

food interaction for SERCOS

alcohol interaction for SERCOS

pregnancy interaction for SERCOS

lactation interaction for SERCOS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Sercos 2% w/w 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Sercos 2% w/w cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for SERCOS

Sertaconazole Topical(2% w/w)

Uses

Sercos 2% w/w cream is used in the treatment of fungal infections.

How it works

Sertaconazole belongs to the class of medications called as antifungal agents. It works by interacting with certain chemicals (cytochrome P-450) inside the fungus and prevents the synthesis of an essential component of fungal cell membrane (ergosterol) thereby preventing fungal growth.

Common side effects

Application site skin tenderness, Application site reaction, Application site oozing, Application site blister, Burning sensation, Contact dermatitis, Dry skin

Common Dosage for SERCOS 2% W/W CREAM

Patients taking SERCOS 2% W/W CREAM

  • 54%
    Twice A Day
  • 35%
    Once A Day
  • 12%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for SERCOS

3 Substitutes
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  • MONOGUARD 2% W/W CREAM
    (10 GM cream in tube)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 9.49/GM of cream
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    Rs. 94.89
    save 11% more per GM of cream
  • SERTACIDE CREAM
    (10 GM cream in tube)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 10.60/GM of cream
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    Rs. 106
    same price
  • MONOGUARD 2% W/W CREAM
    (30 GM cream in tube)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 7.67/GM of cream
    generic_icon
    Rs. 230
    save 28% more per GM of cream

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Expert advice for SERCOS

  • Wash your hands before and after applying the medication to the affected area(s).
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you observe increased irritation, redness, itching, burning, blistering, swelling or oozing. 
  • Avoid contact with the eyes, nose, mouth and other mucous membranes.
  • Use sertaconazole topical with extreme caution in children < 12 years.  
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to sertaconazole or any of its ingredients.

Frequently asked questions for SERCOS

Sertaconazole Topical

Q.What is sertoconazole/onabet cream/onabet lotion/sertaconazole nitrate creams used for?
Sertaconazole is antifungal agent used to treat fungal infections of the foot (between digits)

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). Always follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Is sertaconazole available over-the-counter?
No, sertaconazole is a scheduled medicine, available on producing a prescription.

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Content on this page was last updated on 01 August, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)