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Daktarin

Daktarin antifungal cream is an effective treatment for a number of fungal skin infections, including athlete's foot, ringworm and jock itch.

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Daktarin Cream 2%
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30g
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What is Daktarin?

Daktarin is an antifungal topical cream which is used to treat fungal infections such as Athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm.

Fungal skin infections are contagious and can be passed on to other people. Therefore, it is imperative that treatment is sought in order to reduce the chance of the infection spreading to other parts of your body or other people.


How Does Daktarin Work?

Daktarin contains an antifungal called miconazole nitrate.

This compound interferes with the production of a chemical, called ergosterol, which the cells need to survive. By inhibiting the cells ability to produce ergosterol, the walls of the fungal cell become weakened and the contents of the cells spill out, thus killing the infection.

Similarly to antibiotics, it is important to complete your course of treatment to ensure the infection is rid from the body and does not come back.


How Do I Use Daktarin?

Daktarin cream is a topical cream which is intended for external use only.

For fungal skin infections (jock itch, ringworm, athlete's foot):

You should use Daktarin twice daily for fungal skin infections. After the signs and symptoms have gone away, continue using Daktarin for a further 7 days to prevent the infection from recurring.

For fungal nail infections:

The doctor will tell you whether you should apply it once or twice a day, depending on the severity of the infection. You should continue using Daktarin for 10 days after your symptoms have cleared.

Applying Daktarin cream:

  • Wash the affected area with mild soap and warm water. Pat dry the area with a clean towel. Avoid rubbing the towel to prevent irritation.
  • Apply enough cream to form a thin layer over the affected skin and surrounding area.
  • After applying the cream, wash your hands thoroughly.

If you have any concerns about the amount of cream you should use, or how to apply the cream, speak to your doctor or pharmacist for assistance.


Daktarin Side Effects and Cautions

All medicines carry the risk of side effects, but not everybody gets them. Before using Daktarin, you should familiarise yourself with the patient information leaflet enclosed with your medicine. If you have any concerns regarding the safety of this medicine, consult your doctor or a pharmacist for further advice.

Precautions

Daktarin may not be suitable for you. Speak to your doctor before using Daktarin if you are:

  • Pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding
  • Taking anticoagulants, such as Warfarin

Inform our doctors of all the medicines you take, including those on prescription, bought over the counter or health supplements, so they can assess the safety of this medicine for you.

Do not use Daktarin if you are allergic to miconazole or any of the following ingredients:

  • PEG-6
  • PEG-32
  • Glycol stearate
  • Oleoyl macroglycerides
  • Liquid paraffin
  • Benzoic acid (E210)
  • Butylated hydroxyanisole

If you experience the signs of an allergic reaction, discontinue the use of Daktarin immediately and seek immediate emergency medical attention.

Signs of an allergic reaction include:

  • Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat.
  • Raised, lumpy rash (Hives)
  • Severe irritation or blistering to the skin

Side effects

Rare side effects (may affect less than 1 in 1,000 people):

  • Local irritation at the site of application

Very rare side effects (may affect less than 1 in 10,000 people)

  • Burning sensation
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Skin rash

If you experience any side effects, whether they are listed above or in the patient information leaflet, speak to your doctor or pharmacist. You can use the NHS' Find A Pharmacy service to find a pharmacy near you.

Breastfeeding mothers should avoid applying the cream to the breasts before breastfeeding to prevent their child ingesting the medicine accidentally.

Caution should be taken to avoid the cream accidentally coming into contact with your eyes, nose and mouth. If Daktarin cream comes into contact with these areas, irritation can occur.

Always keep medicine out of the sight and reach of children and pets

Never share your medicine with anybody else, even if they are experiencing the same symptoms as you.


Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do if I forget to take Daktarin when I should?

If you forget a dose of Daktarin, don't apply that forgotten dose. Just apply your next dose as normal and continue using the cream as directed by your doctor. Don't use a double dose of Daktarin to make up for your forgotten dose.

What should I do if I take too much Daktarin?

If you've used too much Daktarin, you could experience irritation of your skin. In this case, skip one or two applications and begin using it again afterwards according to your instructions.

Will Daktarin impact my ability to drive or operate machinery?

Daktarin isn't likely to affect your ability to use any machines or tools or to drive safely.

Can Daktarin be used on the face?

Daktarin should not be used on the face. If you have a fungal infection on your face, consult your doctor or pharmacist for a suitable treatment.

What should I do if I accidentally get Daktarin cream in my eyes?

If you accidentally get daktarin cream in your eyes, rinse your eyes with running water.

Can I use Daktarin with moisturisers and other skin products?

Allow 30 minutes to elapse between applying Daktarin and other skincare products, such as moisturisers. This prevents either products becoming diluted and allows the medicine time to be absorbed by the

If you have any concerns about using Daktarin with other skincare products, speak to your doctor or pharmacist for more information.


Table of contents:

What is Daktarin?

How does Daktarin work?

How do I use Daktarin?

Daktarin side effects and cautions

Frequently asked questions

Treatment information

  • Product Name: Daktarin
  • Manufacturer: Janssen
  • Active Ingredient(s): Miconazole nitrate
  • Administration: Topical
  • Presentation: Cream
  • Available Strength: 2% miconazole
  • Exemption: Pharmacy
  • Application: Men and women over 18
  • Dosage: Apply twice daily to affected area of skin.
  • Description: An antifungal topical cream.
  • Drug Class: Antifungal
  • Alcohol Consumption: Avoid or limit alcohol consumption
  • When Pregnant: Tell our doctor if you are pregnant before using Daktarin.
  • When Breastfeeding: Tell our doctor if you are breastfeeding before using Daktarin.
Click here to view the Daktarin - Patient Information Leaflet