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Daktacort Ointment contains Miconazole nitrate is an antifungal which works by destroying both the fungus that causes the infection and some of the associated bacteria which may also be present, and, Hydrocortisone is a mild ‘topical steroid’ which reduces inflammation, swelling, redness and itching of the skin.
How to use Daktacort Ointment:
Always use Daktacort ointment exactly as your doctor has told you. Daktacort ointment is for use on your skin only. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
How to apply the ointment
Each tube of Daktacort ointment is sealed. Use the cap to pierce the tube Wash the infected area and dry it well. As many skin conditions are infectious, you should keep a towel and flannel for your own use. Do not share them so that you do not infect anyone else.
How much to apply
Adults and children: Unless your doctor tells you differently, apply a small amount of Daktacort ointment to the affected area 2 or 3 times each day If your skin problem does not improve in 7 days, tell your doctor
If you swallow Daktacort ointment
Caution before using Daktacort Ointement:
Take special care with Daktacort ointment
Check with your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine if: The inflamed skin is on your face. You should not use Daktacort ointment on your face, unless your doctor has told you to. The ointment is to be used by children:
The ointment should not be used on small children for long periods of time (such as every day for several weeks). The ointment should not be used on large areas of a child’s body or under a baby’s nappy unless your doctor has told you to
Medicines like Daktacort ointment can cause thinning of the skin when used for a long time without a break. Because thinning of the skin happens naturally in older people, this medicine should be used sparingly for no more than a few weeks in elderly patients. Only use it for as long as your doctor tells you.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines. This includes medicines that you buy without a prescription or herbal medicines. Medicines that thin your blood (anticoagulants) such as warfarin. Your doctor may want to check that the anticoagulants are still working properly
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding
Ask your doctor for advice before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Your doctor will decide if you can use Daktacort ointment.
Driving and using machines
Daktacort ointment is not likely to affect you being able to drive or use any tools or machines.
Possible side effects whilst using Daktacort Ointment:
Daktacort Ointment contains:
The active substances in Daktacort ointment are miconazole nitrate (2% w/w) and hydrocortisone (1% w/w).The other ingredients are liquid paraffin and polyethylene.
THIS DAKTACORT IS LIKE A MIRACLE CREAM OR OINTMENT FOR ANY TYPE OF SKIN RASH CAUSED FROM SWEAT FROM WORKING HARD. EXCELLENT.
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