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Generic: sertaconazole topical
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It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin
               



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What is this medicine?

SERTACONAZOLE (ser ta KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • immune system problems (such as recent chemotherapy, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, or organ transplant)
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to sertaconazole, other azole antifungals such as fluconazole, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

This medicine is for external use only. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Wash your hands before and after use. Apply a thin layer of cream to cover the affected skin and surrounding area. Do not use a bandage to cover the treated area unless otherwise instructed by your doctor or health care professional. Do not get this medicine in your eyes. If you do, rinse out with plenty of cool tap water. Do not use your medicine more often than directed. Finish the full course prescribed by your health care professional even if you think your condition is better. Do not stop using this medicine except on your the advice of your doctor or health care professional.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 12 years of age for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, use only that dose. Do not use double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other skin products without telling your doctor or health care professional.

               
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