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Onabet Powder

Manufactured byGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Description

Onabet Powder is an anti-fungal medicine used to treat and prevent fungal skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm infections, etc. This medicine treats the fungal infections caused due to excessive sweating.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Onabet Powder

  • Skin Rash
  • Redness of skin
  • Dry or scaly skin
  • Darkening of skin
  • Skin tenderness

Uses of Onabet Powder

What is it prescribed for?

  • Athlete's foot
  • Jock itch
  • Skin fungal infections
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Sertaconazole or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Use in children

This medicine should be used in children only under a doctor's supervision. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits significantly outweigh the risks.

External Use Only

This medicine is recommended for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes, mucous membranes, or open wounds.

Missed Dose

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine is not likely to cause severe symptoms. However, ingestion of this medicine may cause harm and immediate medical intervention may be required.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is meant for external use only. If the medicine is swallowed, seek immediate medical help. Follow all dosing instructions mentioned on the label or the package insert. Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than recommended by your doctor. Report any severe undesired side effects or a lack of improvement to the doctor immediately.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine acts by stopping the production of a certain vital component for the fungi. This results in the disruption of the cell membrane formation process and inhibits the growth of the organism.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Topical antifungals

Schedule

Schedule H

Sertaconazole Topical: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 5 July 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a608047.html

Sertaconazole - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 23 October 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01153

Sertaconazole [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 29 October 2019]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/65863#section=InChI
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Information on this page was last updated on 4 Nov 2019

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