Daktacort is an antifungal drug. Daktacort is prescribed to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.
- Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to Daktacort or any other drugs.
- Tell your doctor and pharmacist what script and nonscript medications you are taking, including vitamins.
Daktacort is prescribed for topical application in the treatment of tinea pedis (athlete's foot), tinea cruris, and tinea corporis caused by Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, and Epidermophyton floccosum, in the treatment of cutaneous candidiasis (moniliasis), and in the treatment of tinea versicolor.
Daktacort works by killing fungi and yeasts.
Daktacort is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- HIV or AIDS;
- Immune system problems;
- Other chronic health condition;
- Recent chemotherapy treatments;
- An unusual or allergic reaction to Daktacort, other drugs, foods, dyes or preservatives;
- Pregnant or trying to get pregnant;
Interactions are not expected.
Daktacort side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue;
- Increased inflammation, redness, or pain at the affected area;
- Mild skin irritation, burning, or itching at the affected area;
- Increased burning itching or irritation of the skin or vagina;
- Stomach pain;
- Foul-smelling vaginal discharge;
Other Brand Names:
- Novo-Daktacort Vaginal Ovules;
- M-zole 7 Dual Pack;
- M-zole 3 Combination Pack;
- Monistat-3 Combination Pack;
- Monistat IV;
- Monistat Dual- PAK;
- Monistat 7;
- Monistat 7 Vaginal Suppositories;
- Monistat 7 Dual-Pak;
- Monistat 7 Combination Pack;
- Monistat 5;
- Monistat 5 Tampon;
- Monistat 3;
- Monistat 3 Vaginal Ovules;
- Monistat 3 Dual-Pak;
- Monistat 3 Combination Pack;
- Monistat 1 Combination Pack;
- Monazole 7;
- Daktacort Nitrate;
- Daktacort Nitrate Combination Pack;
- Daktacort 7;
- Daktacort 7 Combination Pack;
- Daktacort 3;
- Daktacort 3 Combination Pack;