- Daktarin Aktiv Cream is a medicine which is used to effectively treat and relieve athlete’s foot.
- The cream 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.
- It also has moisturising properties to help soothe cracked, red skin caused by athlete’s foot.
- This medicine is for use by adults and children of all ages.
- Adults and children of all ages: Apply the cream to the infected skin twice a day (e.g. at night and in the morning).
- Continue treatment for 7 days after all the symptoms have cleared to prevent them from coming back.
- If symptoms persist, talk to your doctor.
- The active ingredient in 1 g of Daktarin Aktiv Cream is: Miconazole nitrate 20 mg.
- Other ingredients are: PEG-6, PEG-32 and glycol stearate, oleoyl macroglycerides, liquid paraffin, benzoic acid (E210), butylated hydroxyanisole (E320), purified water
Warnings and restrictions
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding: Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Special warnings about this medicine
- Avoid contact with the eyes.
- Daktarin Aktiv Cream can cause severe allergic reactions.
- You must be aware of the signs of an allergic reaction while you are taking Daktarin Aktiv Cream (see ‘Possible side-effects' in information leaflet).
Some of the ingredients can cause problems
- Benzoic acid (E210) can mildly irritate the skin, eyes and mucosal membranes.
- Butylated hydroxyanisole (E320) may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis) or irritation to the eyes and mucous membranes.
Taking other medicines
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.