Daktarin Cream Miconazole Nitrate 2% contains a medicine called miconazole. This belongs to a group of medicines called ‘antifungals’. Daktarin cream is used for infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi including yeasts, and some bacteria. Infections may appear on the:
Hands or feet
Scalp or outer ear
How does Daktarin Cream work?
Daktarin cream works by destroying the fungus that causes the infection and some of the bacteria which may also be present. It is also used to treat infected nappy rash.
How is Daktarin Cream taken?
Daktarin Cream is for external use only. Each time you use the cream you should wash the infected skin and dry it well. Apply the cream as directed by your doctor. After applying the cream, unless the infected skin is on your hands, wash your hands carefully to avoid spreading the infection to other parts of the body or to other people.
How soon will Daktarin Cream work?
The effects of Daktarin Cream may start to be seen quickly but it is important to continue using Daktarin Cream for up to 10 days after the symptoms have cleared to prevent them from coming back.
What are the common side effects with Daktarin Cream?
Daktarin Cream is usually well tolerated. Occasionally, irritation of the skin may occur.
Daktarin Cream Miconazole Nitrate 2% – Always use Daktarin cream exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
What Daktarin 2% Cream Does:
Daktarin 2% Cream contains miconazole nitrate for the effective for the treatment of fungal skin and nail infections.
It is commonly used to treat athletes foot, jock itch and infected nappy rash.
Miconazole nitrate works to destroy the fungus which causes the infection and some of the bacteria which may also be present.
Using Daktarin 2% Cream:
For external use only. Clean and thoroughly dry the area to be treated. Apply this medication to the affected skin, usually twice a day (or as directed by your doctor).
Daktarin 2% Cream relieves the following symptoms:
Size: 30gIncorrect use could be harmful. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your healthcare professional.