|Daktarin Intensive Ketoconazole Cream is used for treating symptoms of Athlete’s Foot or Dhobie Itch. This medicine is specially formulated to treat fungal nail and skin infections. It contains the active ingredient Ketoconazole, which destroys the fungi that cause infection. Daktarin Intensiv Ketoconazole Cream’s Triple action Rapid itch relief Treatment from redness and unpleasant smells Treatment from redness and unpleasant smells Protection from recurrent symptoms How Does Daktarin Intensiv Ketoconazole Cream Work? The cream’s active ingredient, Ketoconazole, works to directly destroys the fungi directly. -How to apply Daktarin Intensiv Cream 2%: Uncommon (less than 1 in 100 but more than 1 in 1000 people are affected) Severe allergic reactions including peeling or blistering of the skin. If you experience any of the following, stop using the medicine and talk to your doctor:
-Common (less than 1 in 10 but more than 1 in 100 people are affected) Itchiness or redness at the application site. A skin burning sensation may also occur. Uncommon: (less than 1 in 100 but more than 1 in 1000 people are affected) Localised eczema (dermatitis), skin rash, sticky skin, irritation, prickling sensation, inflammation, discomfort, dryness, bleeding or other reactions at the application site.
-Other effects: Urticaria also known as hives, where the skin looks blotchy with white raised wheals (bumps surrounded by redness).
-If you experience any side-effects not included in this leaflet or are not sure about anything, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Caution before using Daktarin Intensiv Cream 2%:Adults and children of all ages – Rub the cream gently between the toes and surrounding area twice a day (morning and night) for 1 week.
-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 have ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients. If this applies to you, get advice from a doctor or pharmacist without using Daktarin Intensiv Cream.
-If you are applying, or have recently applied a potent corticosteroid (a type of anti-inflammatory drug e.g. betamethasone, fluocinolone or triamcinolone) to your skin, because you should not use them at the same time, or within 2 weeks of each other.
-If you are a diabetic you should visit your healthcare professional for regular check-ups as diabetes can increase the risk of foot problems.
-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. You can use Daktarin Intensiv Cream whilst breast-feeding. Do not apply to the breast while breast-feeding.
Warnings: Do not let the cream get into your eyes. Some of the ingredients can cause problems Propylene glycol may cause skin irritation. Cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact dermatitis).
Daktarin Intensiv Cream can have side-effects, like all medicines, although these don’t affect everyone and are usually mild.