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Daktarin Powder 20g
- Medicated talcum powder for fungal infections
- Use for up to 10 days
- Can also be used for nappy rash
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Daktarin Powder is a medicine which is used to
treat infections of the skin which may appear on the
hands, feet, outer ear, trunk or groin. It is also used
to treat nappy rash. The powder contains miconazole
nitrate which works by destroying both the fungus
that causes the infection and some of the associated
bacteria which may also be present. The powder
helps to dry the skin as well as treat the infection.
This medicine is for use in adults and children of
If you experience any of the following,
stop using the medicine and seek
immediate medical help:
■ A severe allergic reaction which may include:
■ Swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or
■ Difficulty in swallowing or breathing
■ Itchy rash (hives)
■ skin burning sensation, application site reactions,
application site irritation, application site
burning, application site warmth, application site
itchiness, skin inflammation, skin discolouration.
Other side-effects which may occur but it is
unknown how often:
■ Rash, skin irritation, itchiness or redness
If you experience any side-effects not included in
this leaflet or are not sure about anything, talk to
your doctor or pharmacist.
Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.
For cutaneous use only, which means it is
applied directly to the affected area of skin.
- Wash the infected area and dry it well. As many
skin conditions are contagious, you should keep
a towel and flannel for your own use and not
share it so that you do not infect anyone else.
- Sprinkle 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.
Similarly, clothing which comes into contact with
the infected areas, such as socks, should be
washed and changed frequently.
- Apply twice daily
This medicine is suitable for most adults and
children but a few people should not use it. If you
are in any doubt, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use this medicine…
■ If you are allergic to the active substance, other
similar antifungal medicines or any of the other
ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6)
■ If your infection is on your hair or nails.
If any of these apply to you, get advice
from a doctor or pharmacist without using
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking…
■ Oral anticoagulants (drugs used to thin the
blood, such as warfarin).
If you are not sure about any of the medicines you are
taking, show the bottle or pack to your pharmacist.
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding
■ Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice
before using this medicine if you are
pregnant or breast-feeding.
Special warnings about this medicine
■ Avoid contact with the eyes.
■ Daktarin Powder can cause severe allergic
reactions. You must be aware of the signs
of an allergic reaction while you are taking
Daktarin Powder. See ‘Possible side-effects’
The active ingredient in 1 g of Daktarin Powder
is: Miconazole nitrate 20 mg.
Other ingredients are: Talc, zinc oxide and
colloidal anhydrous silica.
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