Daktarin Intensiv (Ketoconazole) Cream - 15g

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Active Ingredient(s)
Hydrocortisone, Miconazole
Ideal For
Athlete's Foot, Jock Itch & Dhobie Itch
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What is Daktarin Intensiv? 

Daktarin Intensiv is a cream containing ketoconazole used to treat fungal skin infections on the feet (Athlete’s Foot) or in the groin area (Dhobe Itch/tinea cruris). This cream is highly effective in relieving the itchiness caused by these infections and will also provide long-lasting protection against Athlete’s Foot. 

How to use this cream

Wash the infected area of the skin and make sure it’s thoroughly dry, particularly in between the toes. Keep your towel to yourself to avoid spreading the contagious infection to other people. Apply a thin layer of the cream onto the affected area and the surrounding skin. Wash your hands carefully after applying the cream to avoid spreading the infection to other people. Unless told otherwise by your doctor or pharmacist, apply Daktarin Intensiv to the affected area once or twice a day. 

How does ketoconazole work? 

The active ingredient in Daktarin Intensiv is ketoconazole, an antifungal medication. This medicine works to treat fungal infections by killing the fungus and preventing its further growth. 

What is Athlete’s Foot? 

Athlete’s Foot is a common fungal infection that causes the skin between your toes to become red, itchy, flaky and/or cracked. The infection can cause an unpleasant ‘cheesy’ smell. Athlete’s Foot generally occurs when warm, moist conditions cause fungi that normally live on your skin to grow out of control. 

When should Daktarin Intensiv not be used? 

Do not use Daktarin Intensiv if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients. Speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before using this cream if you are diabetic or have recently used a cream, ointment or lotion on your skin infection that contains a corticosteroid. 

Are there any side effects? 

You may experience some irritation when using Daktarin Intensiv which can result in itchiness, redness, a burning sensation or in uncommon cases a rash, pricking sensation, sticky skin, eczema, dryness, hives or bleeding. If you experience any signs of a severe allergic reaction (peeling or blistering of the skin) seek medical attention immediately. 

Storage information

Do not store above 25ºC. Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this cream after the date, referring to the last day of the month shown on the packaging. 

Important information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

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Active Ingredients

  • Ketoconazole
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Daktarin Intensiv (Ketoconazole) Cream - 15g Reviews

Good quality
julia benson,
great for my skin infection
So far so good
Working well, delivered quickly.
Gail Bolger,
Works well on my occasional athlete's foot.

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