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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 should I watch for while using this medicine?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve in 7 to 14 days. Athlete's foot takes about 4 weeks to clear completely. If your skin condition has not gotten better after 4 weeks, or if it returns when you stop using this medicine, see your doctor or health care professional. You may have a skin infection that does not respond to this medicine.

To help clear up your infection completely and to help make sure it does not return, it is important to have good health habits. If you are using this medicine for the treatment of athlete's foot, carefully dry the feet, especially between the toes, after bathing. Do not wear socks made from wool or synthetic materials such as rayon or nylon. Instead, wear clean cotton socks and change them daily or more often if your feet sweat frequently. Also, try to wear sandals or shoes that are well- ventilated.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • skin rash
  • severe skin irritation, redness, burning, blistering, or itching

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • dry skin
  • itching

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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