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Daktacort Hydrocortisone Cream

Daktacort Hydrocortisone Cream (15g)

Order before 4pm for delivery from Wed. 21 Nov.

Product Information

  • Age: N/A

    Maximum per order: 3

  • Pregnancy: Not suitable

    Breastfeeding: Not suitable

Daktacort hydrocortisone cream is used to treat fungal infections with inflammation, such as athlete’s foot, thrush, eczema, and similar conditions. It works by directly targeting infected areas, reducing inflammation and itching commonly associated with this condition.

Daktacort hydrocortisone cream is generally used as a treatment for athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) which has become inflamed. Infection and subsequent inflammation can occur between folds of skin on the body such as the buttocks, thighs, and toes. These folds create warm and moist conditions that let Candida fungi grow, the cause of sweat rash.

There are two active ingredients contained in Daktacort hydrocortisone cream:

Miconazole
Hydrocortisone

Miconazole targets the infection directly, killing any fungi, yeasts, and even some harmful bacteria. It does this by creating holes in the membranes of the fungal cells, causing the constituents of the fungal cell to be exposed, killing the fungi and fighting the infection.

Hydrocortisone reduces any redness and itching associated with the infection. It works by preventing skin cells from producing prostaglandins and any other inflammation creating chemicals. When the skin is irritated or infected it releases these chemicals, creating the redness and itchiness associated with inflammation.

For this reason, Daktacort hydrocortisone cream should only be used for fungal infections with accompanying inflammation. If you have a fungal infection without inflammation, then a medication that doesn't contain hydrocortisone could be more appropriate.

Once any inflammation has been fully treated, a different antifungal medication that does not contain hydrocortisone should be used.

*Prescription medicines are supplied subject to a medical consultation at the discretion of a doctor.

Always carefully wash and dry any affected areas thoroughly before using Daktacort hydrocortisone cream.

Apply a thin and even layer of cream directly to the affected area, gently rubbing the cream in.

Daktacort HC cream should be used twice a day to treat the infection completely.

After the cream has been applied, make sure to wash your hands in order to prevent the infection from spreading.

Daktacort hydrocortisone cream should be used for up to seven days. If the infection persists, you should continue treatment with steroid-free Daktarin cream or powder.

Most people will not experience any side effects when using this cream, however some potential side effects of Daktacort hydrocortisone include:

Increased skin irritation
Burning sensations
Hives
Itchiness

The active ingredients in Daktacort hydrocortisone are:

Miconazole Nitrate
Hydrocortisone acetate

The inactive ingredients in Daktacort hydrocortisone are:

Disodium edetate
Liquid paraffin
Sodium hydroxide
Oleoyl macroglycerides
Macrogol 6-32 stearate
Butylhydroxyanisoleb
Benzoic acid
Glycol stearate
Purified water

Daktacort hydrocortisone cream should not be used if:

You are allergic to any of the ingredients listed above.
You have other skin conditions such as acne, chicken pox, or herpes.
You have broken skin.
You have been using it for seven days.

Daktacort hydrocortisone cream cannot be used on:

Large areas of the body,
Areas which are dressed.
Face or eyes.
Mucous membranes.
The genital area and anus (unless advised by a doctor).

If Daktacort HC cream gets into your eyes, rinse immediately with water. If the cream irritates your condition in any way then cease usage.

Delivery & Shipping Information

 

UK ORDERS

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • DPD Next Day - 1 working day - £6.95
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

Important Delivery Information

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail (unless stated). We always aim to dispatch all Royal Mail orders received before 4pm the same working day. Any orders received after 4pm or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. We aim to dispatch all DPD orders placed before 3pm on the same working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders are subject to approval by our team of doctors and pharmacists. Your delivery date in the checkout is subject to your consultation being approved by our healthcare team.

All orders can be fully tracked from your dispatch email and in your account.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

 

Royal Mail

Royal Mail are the most widely recognised mail delivery company in the UK. Being on the UK’s 29 million doorsteps six days a week means they offer unparalleled price and convenience. The Independent Pharmacy uses Royal Mail’s Tracked 48, Tracked 24, and Special Delivery Guaranteed parcel services to offer reliable, fully-tracked delivery at very competitive prices. Your Royal Mail parcel will arrive with your normal daily delivery of post.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

DPD

DPD Local is the most innovative parcel carrier around. Thanks to their industry-leading Predict service, they provide parcel recipients with a one hour delivery window, notified by email, so you don't have to wait in all day. What's more, it enables receivers to watch the progress of their delivery on a real-time map, all the way down to a final 15 minute time-slot. 

As well as keeping customers informed at every stage of the journey, DPD believe in maximising choice and convenience. That's why DPD provide access to a suite of options both on the day of delivery and the night before, allowing customers to take delivery of their goods in a way that suits. If you wish to reschedule, you can:

  • Select an alternative delivery date
  • Opt for delivery to a nominated neighbour
  • Have the parcel left in a specified safe place
  • Collect the parcel from your local DPD Pickup Shop
  • Upgrade delivery to By 12

Please note: DPD do not deliver on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

Once a package has been shipped with DPD we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

Forwarding houses

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

 

BFPO Postcodes

Unfortunately we are unable to deliver medicines to BFPO postcodes.

 

Remote Areas

Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail advise customers of the following:

We deliver by 5.30pm the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KA27, 28
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA20 (0&9)
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
ZE1

 

We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
GY10
HS2
PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

 

We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
KW17
PH30, 41 - 44

 

Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

Need to know more about General Health?

Our UK based support team can help, email us at support@theindependentpharmacy.co.uk.

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