Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Dermatology
active ingredients: Miconazole
laboratory: Janssen Cilag
Powder for local application
30 g powder bottle
1 °) Candidiasis
Cutaneous candidiasis encountered in the human clinic is usually due to Candida albicans . However, the detection of a candida on the skin can not constitute in itself an indication.
· Treatment :
o intertrigos, in particular genito-crural, anal and perianal,
o vulvitis, balanitis.
In some cases, it is recommended to treat the digestive tract simultaneously.
· Adjunctive treatment of onyxis and perionyxis.
2 °) Dermatophytosis
· Treatment :
o dermatophyties of the glabrous skin,
o genital and crural intertrigos,
o intertrigos of the toes,
o Treatment of sycosis and keriosis: an associated antifungal systemic treatment is to be discussed.
· Adjunctive treatment:
o Trichophyton rubrum folliculitis.
An associated antifungal systemic treatment is necessary.
3 °) Pityriasis versicolor
4 °) Erythrasma
Dosage DAKTARIN 2% Powder for local application 30 g powder bottle
Regular twice-daily application until complete disappearance of the lesions.
Powder the areas to be treated by sweeping the entire affected area. Spread the powder gently.
The preferred indications of the powder form are shown in the following table:
Duration of treatment
Mycosis of the folds: genital intertrigo, sub-mammary, inter-digital ...
1 to 2 weeks approximately 1 to 2 tubes
1 to 2 weeks approximately 1 to 2 vials
Mycosis of the mucous membranes and semi-mucous membranes: perleche, vulvitis, balanitis, anite, candida of the seat.
8 days, 1 bottle
Nail fungus: onyxis, perionyxis
gel + anti-fungal per os
1 to 2 months approximately 4 to 8 tubes
Dermatophytic skin glabrous
2 weeks, 2 tubes
Genital and crural intertrigo:
2 to 3 weeks
about 2 to 3 tubes
lotion powder if extension
about 2 to 3 vials
Intertrigo of the toes
gel powder if dryness
about 3 weeks, 4 bottles (1 for shoes and socks)
Mycosis of the hair: folliculitis, kerion sycosis
4 to 6 weeks about 2 to 3 vials lesions often very limited
lotion + anti-fungal per os
4 to 8 weeks approximately 4 to 8 tubes
3. PITYRIASIS VERSICOLOR
gel or lotion
2 weeks, 4 bottles
gel or lotion
1 to 2 weeks, 1 to 2 tubes
Daktarin 2 percent powder for topical application is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to imidazole derivatives or any of these excipients.
Daktarin side effects
Adverse reactions reported since marketing
Adverse effects, which meet the threshold criteria, reported during spontaneous reports after the release of Daktarin 2 per cent, Powder for Local Application worldwide are described below.
Adverse Reactions Reported During Marketing of Daktarin 2 Percent, Powder for Local Application
Immune system disorders
Allergic reaction, hypersensitivity.
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders
Contact dermatitis, rash, erythema, pruritus, burning sensation.
General disorders and administration site conditions
Reactions at the point of application including irritation at the point of application.