Daktarin oral gel is used in the treatment of fungal infections such as a thrush in the mouth, throat and gastrointestinal tract. Daktarin oral gel contains miconazole which is an antifungal medication. Daktarin oral gel relieves the symptoms caused by the infection such as rash, itching, scaling and inflammation. Miconazole also has an antibacterial action and kills certain bacteria that can cause infection in the area already infected by the yeast candida.
Apply the gel by rubbing the area gently with a clean finger, keeping the gel in contact with the infected area for as long as possible. Apply four times daily, after meals.
The recommended amount of gel is 15-20mg per kg body weight.
Daktarin Oral Gel is safe for use in children over 4 months. Please refer to the patient information leaflet enclosed for further dosing instructions.