Ertaczo and Alcohol Interaction



Ertaczo and Alcohol

Ertaczo generic name sertaconazole topical belongs to the family of antifungal medications and is used to prevent fungus from growing on the skin and is used to treat athlete’s foot. It functions by blocking the formation of the fungal cell wall which kills the fungus.

It is suggested that you do not use Ertaczo if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding as the effects of such are not presently known.

It is suggested that you discuss consumption of alcohol with your physician if using this drug.

At this time the medical community defines moderate consumption of alcohol as no more than two drinks per day and no more than 14 drinks per week. Anything more than that is considered an unhealthy dependency on alcohol that may have adverse social, family and health consequences.

If a person drinks only once or twice a week but drinks on the same days each week and more than two drinks this is considered as an alcohol dependency.

If a person binge drinks at any time during the week this is also considered as alcoholism.

Some consider alcoholism as a disease while others consider it an addiction which is the result of personal choice and character fault. This school of thought blames the alcoholism on life style choices.

Personally I consider alcoholism a genetic tendency as I have seen families of alcoholics even when they live far apart. These unfortunate people are probably dependent on alcohol from the first drink.

When alcohol interacts with prescription over the counter drugs it usually results in negative health effects most especially liver damage as the main organ affected.

It is important to use all the prescription to completion.

Do not cover the treated area as it is suggested that you leave it exposed to air circulation.

Side Effects

Less serious side effects are unusual or severe itching, redness, burning, blistering, swelling, oozing or irritation of the skin. If these occur call your physician for advice.

There are no serious side effects reported with the use of Ertaczo.

This site serves as an information source only and does not dispense medical advice or any other kind of advice. If you are seeking medical advice you are advised to consult your own physician.

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