Daktarin Oral Gel 40g 20mg/g is for treating fungal and associated bacteria infections of the mouth or throat.
Daktarin Oral Gel contains the active ingredient Miconazole which is an antifungal medicine used for treating fungi and yeast infections by interfering with their cell membranes. It works by stopping fungi production and causing it to disappear. For extra healing benefits, Daktarin Oral Gel should be held in your mouth for as long as possible before swallowing. Daktarin gel has a pleasant taste that instantly soothes irritation and reduces the burning sensation in your mouth and gums, while preventing further outbreaks or mouth infections.
This medicine is for use in adults and children aged 4 months and over
How to use:
If you are giving the gel to a child or infant aged 4 months or over, make sure that the gel does not become a choking hazard by making sure you place the gel at the front of the mouth.
Adults and Children over 2 years:
2.5 ml (half a 5ml spoonful) of gel applied four times a day after food.
Infants 4 months - 2 years:
1.25 ml (one quarter of a 5 ml spoonful) of gel applied four times a day after food. Each application should be divided into smaller portions.
- Each tube of the gel is sealed - use the cap to pierce the seal
- For oral use only
- Keep the gel in the mouth as long as possible. Do not swallow it straight away
- If the infection is just in the mouth, apply directly to the affected area with a clean finger
- If you are wearing dentures, remove them at bedtime and rub them with the gel. This helps stop your dentures becoming infected too
- Do not use more than the stated dose
- Use after meals
Do not use Daktarin oral gel:
- If you are allergic to miconazole, any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6) or to other similar antifungal medicines
- If you suffer from liver problems
- If it is for an infant under 4 months of age because of risk of choking.
Take special care with Daktarin oral gel Daktarin oral gel is sticky. This ensures that it stays in the mouth for as long as possible. If you are giving the gel to a child or infant, make sure that the gel does not close off the child's or infant's throat as they could choke on it. You should place the gel at the front of the mouth – never put it at the back of the throat.
If your infant is being treated with Daktarin oral gel, and you are breastfeeding, do not apply the gel to your nipple in order to give the gel to your infant.
Please talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines before purchase
Please talk to your doctor before using Daktarin oral gel if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or might become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
The active substance in Daktarin oral gel is miconazole. Each gram (g) of Daktarin oral gel contains 20 milligrams (mg) of miconazole.
The other ingredients are pregelatinised potato starch, alcohol, polysorbate 20 (E432), sodium saccharin, cocoa flavour, orange flavour, glycerol and water.
Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.
Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine.
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