What is SERTACIDE B Cream used for?
SERTACIDE B Cream cream is used for the treatment of the following conditions:
- Allergic rash
- Athlete’s foot
SERTACIDE B Cream may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does SERTACIDE B Cream work?
In SERTACIDE B Cream, Beclomethasone belongs to the class of drugs called corticosteroids. The drug acts by inhibiting the action of certain components that are essential for the biosynthesis of inflammatory mediators. Thus, it reduces inflammation on the skin.
Sertaconazole belongs to the class of drugs called imidazoles. The drug acts by blocking the conversion of an essential cell component required for the synthesis of fungal cell membrane and inhibits the growth of fungi. Thus, it helps in reducing the infection.
How to apply SERTACIDE B Cream?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Apply SERTACIDE B Cream cream as prescribed by your doctor.
- Wash and dry the affected area. Apply a thin layer of SERTACIDE B Cream cream to the affected area and rub gently.
If you miss a dose of SERTACIDE B Cream, please apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
What are the drugs that interact with SERTACIDE B Cream?
Drugs that interact with SERTACIDE B Cream include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of SERTACIDE B Cream?
The following are the most common side effects of SERTACIDE B Cream:
- Skin irritation
- Dry skin
- Unusual hair growth
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Stretch marks
- Skin thinning
- Discolouration of the skin
- Severe skin rash
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while applying SERTACIDE B Cream?
- Avoid applying the medicine if you are allergic to SERTACIDE B Cream or similar drugs.
- Keep the medication out of reach of children.
- Avoid accidental contact of SERTACIDE B Cream with eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Do not apply SERTACIDE B Cream to the sunburned skin.
- Do not store SERTACIDE B Cream near an open flame or direct heat.
You are advised not to apply SERTACIDE B Cream if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
What should you tell your doctor before using SERTACIDE B Cream?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history of liver, kidney or any other skin conditions.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
Frequently Asked Questions about SERTACIDE B Cream
- How should SERTACIDE B Cream be stored?
- When should I apply moisturizer while using SERTACIDE B Cream?
- Is it safe to apply SERTACIDE B Cream in patients having chicken pox?
It is advised to store SERTACIDE B Cream at room temperature (15 – 30°C) away from heat, light and moisture.
It is recommended to apply moisturizer at least 10 to 15 minutes before using SERTACIDE B Cream.
No. It is not advised to apply SERTACIDE B Cream in patients having chicken pox.
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