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Daktacort Hydrocortisone Cream is an anti-fungal cream that is used for treating skin inflammation and rashes. It contains two active ingredients, Hydrocortisone Acetate and Miconazole Nitrate.
How it works
Daktacort Hydrocortisone Cream works by destroying fungi which cause infection along with associated bacteria that may be present.
How to use Daktacort Hydrocortisone Cream:
Adults and children aged 10 years and over: Apply cream twice a day for up to 7 days.
Wash infected skin and dry thoroughly.
Adults and children aged 10 years and over: Apply cream on the affected area twice a day.
Do not use cream for more than seven days.
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. Similarly, you should also wash and change any clothes which have touched the infected areas.
Do not use Daktacort Hydrocortisone Cream:
If you are allergic to any similar creams or to any of the ingredients in this medicine. You may be allergic to the product if you have a rash or itching at the site of infection which gets worse after you apply the cream. If this applies to you, you should talk to your pharmacist or doctor before using the medicine.
For any other skin problems such as cold sores, acne, herpes, chicken pox or shingles
If the skin is broken
On large areas of your body or under dressings
For more than seven days
On your face or eyes
On areas of skin affected by eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis
On the anal or genital area
To treat ringworm
To treat any other infections which occur as a result of your original infection
The side effects of Daktacort Hydrocortisone Cream:
Most people do not have any problems when they use this cream. If your condition seems to get worse while you are using the cream, you may be allergic to it. In this case, stop using it and talk to your doctor.
If your medicine affects you in any other way, you should talk to your pharmacist or doctor.
Daktacort Hydrocortisone Cream contains:
The active ingredients: Miconazole nitrate 2 %w/w and Hydrocortisone acetate equivalent to hydrocortisone 1 %w/w.
Daktacort Hydrocortisone Cream
I bought Daktacort Hydrocortisone Cream at a price much cheaper than a prescription. It came quickly and although effective it was not as good as I thought - but that might well be down to its unsuitability for the reason I purchased it.