DAKTARIN Cream is a medicine used for treating athlete's foot, tinea, ringworm and thrush infections of the skin caused by fungi, including yeast.
Your doctor or pharmacist may have recommended DAKTARIN Cream for another reason. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about why DAKTARIN Cream has been recommended for you.
Do not use DAKTARIN Cream if you know you are allergic to:
Do not use DAKTARIN Cream if:
Consult your doctor or pharmacist first if you are planning on using DAKTARIN Cream and are taking any of the following medicines because it may affect the way these medicines work:
Wash the affected area and dry thoroughly. (Reserve a special towel for this purpose.)
Apply a thin layer of cream to the affected area twice daily. Rub the cream into the skin with your finger until it has fully penetrated. Continue treatment until all signs of the infection have disappeared (usually two to four weeks).
If you forget to use DAKTARIN Cream, do so as soon as you remember, and then go back to using it as you would normally.
If you have problems remembering when to take your medicine, ask your pharmacist for some hints.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
All medicines have side effects. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. You may need medical treatment if you get some side effects.
DAKTARIN Cream is usually well tolerated. However, it may sometimes cause a skin reaction such as a rash, redness, swelling, itching or a burning sensation.
Do not be alarmed by this list of side effects. You may not experience any of them.
If severe irritation or other signs of allergic reaction occur, discontinue treatment and consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not hesitate to report any other side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you have used too much DAKTARIN Cream you may experience skin irritation. Skip one or two applications and start again according to the normal scheme.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if symptoms persist.
Accidental swallowing of large quantities of DAKTARIN Cream may give rise to gastric trouble. If you think you or anybody else has swallowed large quantities of DAKTARIN Cream, contact your doctor, pharmacist or the Poisons Information Centre who will advise you what to do. You can contact the Poisons Information Centre by dialling 13 11 26 in Australia or 0800 POISON or 0800 764 766 in New Zealand.
If your doctor tells you to stop using this medicine or the expiry date has passed, ask your pharmacist what to do with any medicine that is left over.
DAKTARIN Cream is a white homogenous cream. It is packaged in tubes of 15, 30 or 70g.
DAKTARIN Cream contains 20 milligrams of miconazole nitrate in each gram. It also contains apricot kernel oil PEG-6 esters, ethylene glycol, liquid paraffin, tefose 63, benzoic acid, butylated hydroxyanisole and purified water.