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Sercos-VT Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Sercos-VT Tablet is an antifungal medication that treats vaginal infections. It works by killing the fungi in the vaginal by destroying their cell membrane.

Sercos-VT Tablet is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is best to use it at night time for better results.  Do not use the medicine for longer than your doctor has told you to and let him or her know if your condition does not improve after 3 days of treatment. The affected area should be clean before using the medicine. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. Do not stop using it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better.

On application, you may experience burning sensation in your vagina. This is temporary and usually resolve with time. If it bother you or does not go away, let your doctor know.

Do not take it if you are pregnant or could become pregnant unless your doctor has told you to. It makes condoms and diaphragm less effective, ask your doctor about effective birth control methods.

Uses of Sercos Tablet VT

Benefits of Sercos Tablet VT

In Fungal infections of vagina

Sercos-VT Tablet is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat infections caused by fungi in adults. It works by stopping the growth of fungi to relieve the symptoms you may have and clear the infection. This medicine provides relief from pain and itching and reduces discharge. Continue using the medicine for as long as it is prescribed even if your symptoms have gone. This will prevent the infection from coming back.

Side effects of Sercos Tablet VT

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Sercos

  • Vaginal burning sensation

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Vaginal burning sensation
    There are many creams, ointments or tablets that may help depending on the type and cause of irritation. Speak to your doctor about these. At home, you can take various steps to ease the condition. Use warm water and a gentle cleanser. Avoid scented soaps, lotions and toilet paper. Avoid vaginal sprays. Change out of wet clothing straight after swimming or exercising. Wear cotton underwear and change it every day. Do not scratch as it can make your condition worse.

How to use Sercos Tablet VT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry your vaginal area. Lie on your back and gently insert the tablet into the vagina as mentioned in the label. It is best to use it just before bedtime.

How Sercos Tablet VT works

Sercos-VT Tablet is an antifungal medication which treats vaginal infections. It works by killing the fungi inside the vaginal tract by destroying their cell membrane. This reduces burning, itching, and discharge that may occur in with these infections.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Sercos-VT Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sercos-VT Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Quick Tips

  • Sercos-VT Tablet helps treat vaginal fungal infections. It reduces vaginal burning, itching, and discharge.
  • It is inserted into the vagina using an applicator, usually at night before going to bed.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.
  • It can damage condoms and diaphragms and make them ineffective at preventing pregnancy. Ask your doctor about other suitable methods of preventing pregnancy.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging, or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Inform your doctor if your condition does not improve after 3 days, lasts more than 7 days or if the infection returns within two months.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Imidazole Derivatives
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Sercos with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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Fungal infections in body and highly itching
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take gandhak rasayan 2 tablet twice, aarogyavardhini vati 2 tablet twice, apply mahamarichyadi oil
fungal infections about 4-5 year old
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take gandhak rasayan 1 tablet twice, Nimbadi churan half spoon thrice, Apply Jatyadi oil on the area
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References

  1. Bennett JE. Antifungal Agents. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 1588.
  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.
  3. Wanga P, Chao H, Chen CL, et al. Single-dose Sertaconazole Vaginal Tablet Treatment of Vulvovaginal Candidiasis. J Chin Med Assoc. 2006;69 (6):259-63. [Accessed 30 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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