Sertaconazole

Sertaconazole treats athlete's foot (fungal infection). You may experience skin tenderness or dry skin at area of application while using this medication.

Sertaconazole Overview

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Sertaconazole is a prescription medication used to treat athlete's foot (tinea pedis). Sertaconazole belongs to a group of drugs called imidazoles. These work by killing the fungus that causes infection on the skin. 

This medication comes as a topical cream to be applied on the affected skin and is usually used twice a day for 4 weeks. 

Common side effects of sertaconazole include dry skin, burning of the skin, and skin tenderness at application site.

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Uses of Sertaconazole

Sertaconazole is a prescription medication used to treat athlete's foot (tinea pedis), a fungal infection of the feet and between the toes. 

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Sertaconazole Brand Names

Sertaconazole may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Sertaconazole Drug Class

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Side Effects of Sertaconazole

Serious side effects have been reported with sertaconazole. See the "Sertaconazole Precautions" section.

Common side effects of sertaconazole include the following:

  • dry skin
  • burning skin
  • skin tenderness at application site
  • contact dermatitis (skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed)

This is not a complete list of sertaconazole side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.