What is Daktacort gel used for?
Daktacort Gel is a combination medicine used in the treatment of eczema and dermatitis. It works by killing the microorganisms that cause infection. It also blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that cause redness, swelling, and itching.
Is Daktacort a strong steroid?
Hydrocortisone is the second active ingredient contained in Daktacort cream, this is a mild corticosteroid or steroid which reduces inflammation, swelling, redness and itching of the skin.
Is Daktacort prescription only?
Daktacort cream and ointment are available as a 30g tube which is only available on prescription. However, you can buy small tube of Daktacort cream from pharmacies to treat athlete’s foot and sweat rash – this product is called Daktacort hydrocortisone cream.
Can Daktacort be used on broken skin?
Don’t apply Daktacort to broken skin or large areas of skin. Do wash your hands after applying the cream. Do take care to avoid getting the cream in the eyes, mouth or nose. Don’t apply airtight dressings over the treated area of skin unless instructed to by your doctor.
Can you put hydrocortisone cream on your vag?
Applying a mild (low-strength) corticosteroid cream such as hydrocortisone to the genital area may provide temporary relief. The cream should not be put into the vagina and should be used for only a short period of time. For severe itching, an antihistamine taken by mouth may help temporarily.
Can you buy Daktacort cream over the counter?
Is Daktacort HC Cream Available to Buy Over the Counter? Yes, Daktacort is an over the counter medication that can be purchased online from Weldricks.
Is Daktacort cream available over the counter?
Will Daktacort cure athlete’s foot?
Soothing treatment for sweat rash or athlete’s foot caused by fungi and bacteria. Daktacort hydrocortisone cream is a soothing treatment for fungal infections such as eczema, thrush and most commonly athlete’s foot.
What kind of Medicine is Daktacort used for?
Daktacort contains a fungicide ( miconazole ) and mild cortisone that is antipruritic and anti-inflammatory ( hydrocortisone ). Daktacort is used in the treatment of athlete’s foot with troublesome itching for adults and children over 10 years.
How much benzoic acid is in Daktacort 5 g?
Excipients with known effect Daktacort contains 2 mg/g benzoic acid (E210) 5 g: This medicine contains 10 mg benzoic acid in each tube of 5 g cream which is equivalent to 2 mg/g cream. 10 g: This medicine contains 20 mg benzoic acid in each tube of 10 g cream which is equivalent to 2 mg/g cream.
What are the ingredients in Daktacort cream and ointment?
Daktacort cream and ointment both contain two active ingredients, an antifungal called miconazole and a corticosteroid called hydrocortisone. Daktacort cream and ointment are available as a 30g tube which is only available on prescription.
Is it safe to wear cotton underwear with Daktacort?
Daktacort Hydrocortisone Cream can damage certain synthetic materials. Therefore, it is recommended to wear cotton underwear if this clothing comes into contact with the affected area. This medicine contains 2 mg/g of Benzoic acid (E210) which may cause local irritation.