Daktarin 2% Gel

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Daktarin 2% Gel

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20 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Daktarin Gel

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Uses of Daktarin Gel

Daktarin 2% Gel is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
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How to use Daktarin Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Daktarin Gel works

Daktarin 2% gel stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

In Depth Information on Daktarin Gel

Expert advice for Daktarin Gel

  • Avoid direct contact of cream/ gel with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are suffering from liver problems, blood disease or if you have been exposed to HIV or if you have stomach, shoulder, or lower back pain, fever, chills, nausea, foul-smelling vaginal discharge or vomiting. 
  • Tell your doctor if you often have vaginal yeast infections (e.g., once a month or 3 in 6 months).
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to miconazole or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not use if you have kidney or liver problems.
  • Oral gel should not be used in infants <4 months of age.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Daktarin 2% Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Daktarin 2% Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Daktarin 2% Gel is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Daktarin 2% Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Daktarin 2% Gel is safe to use in patients with kidney disea
se. No dose adjustment of Daktarin 2% Gel is recommended.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Daktari
n 2% Gel in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Daktarin 2% Gel

Frequently asked questions for Miconazole Topical

Q. Can miconazole/ Monistat be used for conditions for BV (bacterial vaginosis), ring worms, and urinary tract infections?
Yes, miconazole can be used for BV (bacterial vaginosis). It is used for treatment and prevention of fungal infections of the oral cavity, ring worms and superinfections due to gram-positive bacteria. Miconazole can be taken in rare fungal infections of the urinary tract
Q. Does miconazole cause burning sensation?
Yes, burning sensation on the skin and vaginal burning can be seen with use of miconazole
Q. Does miconazole cause dry skin?
No, miconazole is not known to cause drying of skin
Q. Is miconazole safe for babies?
Yes, miconazole topical is safe for babies. It may be used in nappy rashes and oral fungal infections, as advised by the doctor. However, oral gel should not be used in infants < 4 months of age
Q. Is miconazole a steroid?
No, miconazole is not a steroid. It is an imidazole (organic compound) and belongs to the class of antifungal agents
Q. Is miconazole same as ketoconazole?
Both miconazole and ketoconazole are antifungal medicines. However, they are prescribed for different type of fungal infections
Q. Does miconazole work for yeast infections?
Yes, miconazole works for oral and vaginal yeast infections.
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Substitutes for Daktarin Gel

Gynodaktarin 2% Gel
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