DAKTARIN ORAL GEL; miconazole, dental and oral agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF DAKTARIN ORAL GEL
Each gram of Daktarin oral gel contains 20 mg miconazole .
INDICATION OF DAKTARIN ORAL GEL
Daktarin oral gel is a medicine which is used to treat fungal infections of the mouth, throate, gullet, stomach or gut. The gel contains miconazole which works by destroying the fungus that is present. This medicine is for use in adults and children aged 4 months and over.
DOSAGE OF DAKTARIN ORAL GEL
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
Infections of the mouth and throat: Adults and children over 2 years: 2.5 ml ( half a 5 ml 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. Infections of the stomach and gut: Adults and children over 4 months: 20 mg per kg of body weight per day. Divided into 4 doses a day. Maximum dose is 10 ml of gel four times a day. If the infant is 4-6 months old, and is premature or has slow deevelopment , check with your doctor before using this medicine. If symptoms persist, talk to your doctor.
OVER-DOSAGE OF DAKTARIN ORAL GEL
If you use more Daktarin oral gel than you were told to or if someone else has taken any, talk to a doctor or go to the nearst hospital casualty department straight away.
CONTRA-INDICATION OF DAKTARIN ORAL GEL
Do not use Daktarin oral gel : If you are allergic to miconazole, any of the other ingredients of this medicine 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.
STORAGE OF DAKTARIN ORAL GEL
Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Store the gel in its original packaging. Store between 15 °C. and 30 °C. Do not use Daktarin oral gel after the expiry date which stated on the packaing. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
PACK OF DAKTARIN ORAL GEL
A tube containing 5 g, 15 g, 30 g, 40 g or 80 g of white, sugar free gel with an orange flavour. A 5 ml plastic spoon, Marketed with a 2.5 ml graduation is provided. Not all pack sizes may be Marketed.
DAKTARIN ORAL GEL MANUFACTURED BY
Janssen Pharmaceutical N.V. -Turnhoutseweg 30 – B-2340 Beerse – Belgium.
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