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In clinical trials, cutaneous adverse events occurred in 7 of 297 (2%) patients (2 of them severe) receiving ERTACZO® (sertaconazole nitrate) Cream, 2%, and in 7 of 291 (2%) patients (2 of them severe) receiving vehicle. These reported cutaneous adverse events included contact dermatitis, dry skin, burning skin, application site reaction and skin tenderness.
In a dermal sensitization study, 8 of 202 evaluable patients tested with ERTACZO® (sertaconazole nitrate) Cream, 2%, and 4 of 202 evaluable patients tested with vehicle, exhibited a slight erythematous reaction in the challenge phase. There was no evidence of cumulative irritation or contact sensitization in a repeated insult patch test involving 202 healthy volunteers. In non-US post-marketing surveillance for ERTACZO® (sertaconazole nitrate) Cream, 2%, the following cutaneous adverse events were reported: contact dermatitis, erythema, pruritus, vesiculation, desquamation, and hyperpigmentation.
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Drug/Laboratory Test Interactions: Potential interactions between ERTACZO® (sertaconazole nitrate) Cream, 2%, and other drugs or laboratory tests have not been systematically evaluated.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/29/2008
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