Daktacort Cream is a medicine which is used to treat inflamed conditions of the skin such as eczema and dermatitis which may be caused by infection with certain fungi and bacteria.
The cream contains the following ingredients:
- Miconazole nitrate – an antifungal which works by destroying both the fungus that causes the infection and some of the associated bacteria which may also be present.
- Hydrocortisone – a mild ‘topical steroid’ which reduces inflammation, swelling, redness and itching of the skin.
How to use Daktacort Cream
Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop using Daktacort Cream and tell your doctor straight away if you notice the following. You may need medical treatment.
- Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat, difficulty swallowing or difficulty breathing . Hives, severe irritation or reddening of the skin where the cream has been used, or other signs of severe allergy
- Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice or suspect any of the following side effects: Uncommon side effects (affects fewer than 1 in 100 people)- Skin irritation, Burning sensation, Itchy skin, Irritability
- Frequency not known: Lighter patches of skin. Sensitivity reactions (such as rash) at the application site, Inflammation (contact dermatitis). If this occurs stop using the medicine