Generic Ertaczo Availability
ERTACZO (sertaconazole nitrate - cream;topical)
Manufacturer: VALEANT LUXEMBOURG
Approval date: December 10, 2003
Strength(s): 2% [RLD]
Has a generic version of Ertaczo been approved?
No. There is currently no therapeutically equivalent version of Ertaczo available in the United States.
Note: Fraudulent online pharmacies may attempt to sell an illegal generic version of Ertaczo. These medications may be counterfeit and potentially unsafe. If you purchase medications online, be sure you are buying from a reputable and valid online pharmacy. Ask your health care provider for advice if you are unsure about the online purchase of any medication.
See also: About generic drugs.
There are no current U.S. patents associated with Ertaczo.
- Ertaczo Consumer Information (Drugs.com)
- Ertaczo Consumer Information (Wolters Kluwer)
- Ertaczo Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Ertaczo Topical Advanced Consumer Information (Micromedex®)
- Ertaczo AHFS DI Monographs (ASHP)
- Sertaconazole Consumer Information (Wolters Kluwer)
- Sertaconazole topical Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- Sertaconazole Topical Advanced Consumer Information (Micromedex®)
- Sertaconazole Nitrate AHFS DI Monographs (ASHP)
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