Daktarin Powder 20g
Daktarin Powder 20g
Daktarin Powder is used to treat fungal and bacterial infections of the skin that may appear on the hands, feet, outer ear, trunk or groin. It is also used to treat nappy rash.
- Clinically proven antifungal treatment
- Contains miconazole nitrate for effective relief
- Easy-to-use spray powder format
- Fast-acting and long-lasting formula
- Soothes and calms irritated skin
- Prevents the spread of infection
- Suitable for use by adults and children
What symptoms or conditions can be treated with Daktarin Powder?
Daktarin Powder is used to treat fungal and bacterial infections of the skin, including infections that may appear on the hands, feet, outer ear, trunk, groin, and nappy rash. The powder contains miconazole nitrate, which works by destroying both the fungus that causes the infection and some of the associated bacteria that may also be present. The powder helps to dry the skin as well as treat the infection. This medicine is suitable for use in adults and children of all ages.
How does Daktarin Powder work?
The active ingredient in Daktarin Powder is Miconazole nitrate, which is an antifungal medication that works by destroying the fungus that causes infections and some of the associated bacteria which may also be present. The powder also helps to dry the skin, making it particularly useful where a drying effect is required. It is used to treat fungal and bacterial infections of the skin, including those that may appear on the hands, feet, outer ear, trunk, groin, and nappy rash, and is suitable for use in adults and children of all ages.
Who can use Daktarin Powder?
Daktarin Powder is suitable for use by adults and children of all ages.
How do I use Daktarin Powder?
Daktarin Powder is applied directly to the affected area of skin. Wash the infected area and dry it well before sprinkling the powder onto the infected area and surrounding skin. It may be used on broken skin and is particularly useful where a drying effect is required. The powder can also be dusted inside socks, shoes and clothing which are in contact with the infected area. Wash your hands carefully after applying the powder to avoid spreading the infection to other parts of the body or to other people. Do not use more often than the stated dose.
What are the common causes of fungal infections on the skin?
Fungal infections on the skin are typically caused by an overgrowth of fungi on the surface of the skin. Factors that can contribute to this include a weakened immune system, humid weather conditions, poor hygiene, wearing tight-fitting clothes or shoes, and sharing personal items like towels or combs with others who have the infection. Certain areas of the body, such as the feet, groin, and armpits, are more prone to fungal infections due to their warm and moist environments.
What are some common symptoms of a fungal skin infection?
If you have a fungal skin infection, you may experience symptoms such as irritation, scaly skin, redness, itching, swelling, and blisters. These symptoms can occur in various areas of the body and may be more severe in some individuals than others.
Miconazole Nitrate 2% w/w
Usage and Instructions
Apply to affected area twice daily. It is important to continue to use Daktarin Powder for up to 10 days after symptoms have cleared to prevent them from coming back.
For further information see leaflet. The powder is not recommended for infections of hair and nails.
If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
Do not allow to enter eyes, nose or other body orifices.
Do not use on hair, nails or broken skin.
There are no known contraindications. Occasionally some itching or a burning sensation occurs, particularly if the skin is raw.
If severe irritation or other signs of an allergic reaction occur, discontinue treatment and consult your pharmacist or doctor. Avoid contact with the eyes.