Active substance(s): UNDECYLENIC ACID / ZINC UNDECYLENATE
2. Before you use this
(zinc undecylenate, undecylenic acid)
Do not use the medicine if you or
your child have ….
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Important information about Mycota Cream
• This medicine is for treatment and prevention
of athlete’s foot. Ideally it should be used at
the same time as Mycota Powder for best
• It can be used by adults, the elderly and
Do not use….
• On broken skin.
• If irritation becomes severe. See section 2.
• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
• Broken skin.
• Severe irritation in the affected area between
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice on the
most appropriate treatment if any of these
Now read the rest of the leaflet before you
use this medicine. It includes other
information which might be especially
important for you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
• Ask your pharmacist if you need any more
information or advice.
• If any of the side effects gets serious, or if
you notice any side effects not listed in this
leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
using this medicine if you are pregnant, might
be pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Important information about some
of the ingredients
• This product contains cetostearyl alcohol
which may cause local skin reactions (e.g.
1. What the medicine is for
3. How to use this medicine
Apply it to the skin.
Avoid contact with the eyes, nose and mouth.
Adults, the elderly and children
Treatment of Athlete’s Foot
• Wash and dry the foot thoroughly each
morning and night.
• Smooth the cream onto the affected area.
• Take care to make sure the cream is
massaged between the toes and then dust
with Mycota Powder.
• Wear clean socks or stockings each day
dusted inside with Mycota Powder.
• Continue this treatment for one week after all
signs of infection have disappeared.
Prevention of Athlete’s Foot
• Rub in the cream and dust socks or stockings
inside with Mycota Powder each day.
If you swallow some
If you accidentally swallow some, see a doctor
straight away. Take the pack with you to show
which medicine you have swallowed.
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Mycota Cream contains undecylenic acid and
zinc undecylenate which have antifungal and
antibacterial properties. The cream is for the
treatment and prevention of Athlete’s Foot.
Marketing authorisation holder and
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.
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This leaflet was last revised in October 2014
Mycota is a trade mark of Thornton and Ross
5. Storing this medicine
it out ofBox
the sight and reach of children.
• There are no special conditions for storing
• Do not use after the expiry date shown on the
carton. The expiry
date refers to the last day
of that month.
25gnot be disposed of via
household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of any unused
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Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible
side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can
also report side effects directly via the Yellow
Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side effects you can help provide
more information on the safety of this
Mycota Cream is an off-white cream with a
It is supplied in 25g tubes.
What the medicine looks like
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If you notice these or any other side effect not
included above, stop use and tell your doctor or
pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.
The active ingredients are: zinc undecylenate
20% w/w, undecylenic acid 5% w/w.
The other ingredients are: liquid paraffin,
emulsifying wax (containing cetostearyl
alcohol), perfume compound, purified water.
What is in this medicine
Like all medicines, Mycota Cream can have side
effects, although these don’t affect everyone.
• Allergic reactions (rash, itching, wheezing)
• Rarely, irritation of the skin may occur.
6. Further information
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4. Possible side effects
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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