Daktacort - Information, specialists, frequent questions.

Usage of Daktacort

Indications: Dermatoses where infection and inflammation coexist
Contra Indications: Use on acne (including rosacea), peri-oral dermatitis, scabies, leg ulcers, tuberculous, ringworm or viral skin disease. Untreated fungal or bacterial infections. Extensive or prolonged use in pregnancy. Continuous prophylactic use

Adverse and side effects

Cushingoid changes and adrenal suppression. Skin atrophy, striae suppression. Skin atrophy, striae and telangiectasia. Velus hair growth

Special precautions

Limit use in children or on face to maximum 5 days. In infants, napkins and plastic pants may act as occlusive. Monitor use in psoriasis. Withdraw gradually after prolonged use

Questions about Daktacort

Our experts have answered 1 questions about Daktacort

Dr. Anshoo Sahota
Dr. Anshoo Sahota
Dermatologist
Highgate
Daktacort contains a mild steroid and an anti-yeast/anti-fungal ingredient. It can safely be used intermittently on the face for yeast induced conditions such as seborrheic dermatitis.
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