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Daktarin Powder 20g

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What is Daktarin Powder?

Daktarin Powder is a treatment for fungal infections which can also be used to ease bacterial infections and nappy rash. It’s perfect for skin infections which appear on your hands, feet, outer ear, torso, groin, and many other areas, treating the infection and keeping it from coming back again.

How to use this antifungal powder

Before using this product, wash and dry the affected area thoroughly. Use your towel or flannel to do this, to prevent the infection from spreading. Sprinkle the powder onto the affected area and the surrounding skin, including any broken skin. Alternatively, sprinkle this powder into socks, shoes, or any clothing that comes into contact with the affected area. Use twice a day, once in the morning and once at night. Once the infection has cleared, continue using this product for another 10 days, to keep the infection from coming back.

What are fungal infections?

Fungal infections are caused by a natural fungus, or yeast, which lives on your skin. This is usually harmless, but when given moist, warm conditions this fungus can start to thrive, growing too much greater numbers than usual. When this happens, you can experience a fungal infection, such as athlete’s foot or thrush.

When should this product not be used?

Do not use Daktarin Powder if you are allergic to miconazole, other antifungal medications, or any of the ingredients listed in this product. Do not use this product to treat infections in your hair or nails. For external use only, avoid contact with eyes or other sensitive areas. Do not breathe in this powder as it contains talc which can irritate the airways, this especially applies to children and infants.

Does this product have any side effects?

Like all medications, Daktarin Powder can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. If you experience any of the following side effects, stop use and seek medical help immediately: Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, mouth, or throat, difficulty 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 include:
    • Rash
    • Skin irritation
    • Itchiness

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