Daktacort hydrocortisone cream. Daktacort is a medicine used in the treatment of athlete's foot and Candidal intertrigo. It contains two active ingredients miconazole nitrate and hydrocortisone acetate. Miconazole nitrate kills fungi, yeasts and some bacteria. It works by preventing fungi from producing a substance called ergosterol, which is an essential component of fungal cell membranes. Hydrocortisone acetate is a type of medicine known as a corticosteroid (or steroid). It is used to reduce the swelling and itching of the skin by stopping the cells from producing inflammation-causing chemicals (such as prostaglandins) that are released in response to allergens or irritation.
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