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Daktarin Tube Of 20gm Gel

Daktarin Tube Of 20gm Gel

By JOHNSON & JOHNSON
20g Gel in Tube
79.05*
MRP 93.00
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Daktarin 2 %W/W Description

Daktarin gel is a topical antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of the nails, skin and vagina. It contains miconazole as its active ingredient that works by destroying the cell membrane

of the fungus. Before and after applying for this medicine, wash your hands and keep the affected area clean and dry. Avoid contact with the eye. It should be used as prescribed by your doctor for the defined duration. Daktarin gel should be used regularly to get the optimal benefit. If you experience any unusual effect after applying this medicine, contact or reach out to the nearby hospital or clinic.

Product Summary

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ContainsMiconazole Nitrate(2.0 %W/W)
UsesSkin fungal infection
Side effectsIrritation, burning, redness, itching or warmth sensation at application site
TherapyTOPICAL ANTI-FUNGAL
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Uses of Daktarin 2 %W/W

Daktarin gel is used to treat topical fungal and associated bacterial infections of the nails, skin and vagina.

Contraindications of Daktarin 2 %W/W

If you are allergic to miconazole or any component of Daktarin gel.

Side effects of Daktarin 2 %W/W

Application site reactions such as irritation, burning, redness, itching and warmth.

Precautions and Warnings of Daktarin 2 %W/W

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Daktarin gel during pregnancy?
A:
Daktarin gel is to be applied on topical surfaces and the quantities which might get absorbed from the skin are too little and there are rare chances of absorption. Still, this medicine should be used with caution during pregnancy, under the medical supervision of your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Daktarin gel while breastfeeding?
A:
Daktarin gel should not be applied to the breast of breastfeeding mothers or elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period. Still, this medicine should be used with caution in breastfeeding women, under the medical supervision of your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Daktarin gel?
A:
Daktarin gel does not affect the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Daktarin gel?
A:
It is safe to drink alcohol while taking Daktarin gel, as it does not interact with alcohol. Talk to your doctor if you have a habit of consuming it regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are on any anti-clot or blood thinner medicine like warfarin.
  • You experience an allergic reaction.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition. Contact your doctor immediately.
  • Avoid using this medicine for a prolonged period.

Mode of Action of Daktarin 2 %W/W

How Does It Work?

Daktarin gel destroys both the fungus that causes the infection and some of the associated bacteria, which may also be present. It works by killing and stopping the fungus growth by destroying their c...
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Directions for Use of Daktarin 2 %W/W

  • Use Daktarin gel as directed by your doctor.
  • For external use only. Apply it on a healthy skin surface, free from cuts and wounds.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case this medicine comes in contact with your eyes, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Daktarin 2 %W/W

Interactions with other medicines

Since Daktarin gel is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health co...
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Storage and disposal of Daktarin 2 %W/W

  • Store Daktarin gel below 25°C
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets

Dosage of Daktarin 2 %W/W

Overdose

Excessive use of Daktarin gel may cause skin irritation. As this medicine is meant for external application, cases of overapplication are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doc...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Daktarin gel, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop the treatment with Daktarin gel, if my symptoms disappear?

A: No, you should not stop the treatment with Daktarin gel even if symptoms disappear. You should complete the course of treatment given by your doctor. You should never miss the application of antifungals as it may lead to treatment failure.

Q: Will Daktarin gel cure yeast and ringworm infection?

A: Yes, Daktarin gel can be used to treat both yeast and ringworm infection.

Q: Can Daktarin gel cause itching?

A: Yes, Daktarin gel can have side effects, like all other medicines. These don’t affect everyone and are usually mild and go away on their own. If side effects persist or there is no improvement in your condition, then inform your doctor.

Q: Is Daktarin gel safe to use in children?

A: Daktarin gel is usually safe to be used in children when used as per the prescription. In case there is a burning sensation and severe itching and redness at the application site, stop the medicine and contact your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
DAKTARIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/01/2023

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Last Updated on: 05 Aug 2021 | 07:33 AM (IST)

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