Nystatin

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  • Other
  • Aids-related Opportunistic Infections
  • Candidiasis, Chronic Mucocutaneous
  • Candidiasis, Cutaneous
  • Candidiasis, Oral
  • Candidiasis, Vulvovaginal
  • Mycoses

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Nystatin Cautionary Labels

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Uses of Nystatin

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Nystatin is used in the treatment of:

  • Candidiasis, Chronic Mucocutaneous
  • Candidiasis, Oral
  • Candidiasis, Vulvovaginal

Nystatin is used in the prevention of:

  • AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
  • Candidiasis, Cutaneous

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Nystatin Brand Names

Nystatin Drug Class

Nystatin is part of the drug class:

Nystatin Interactions

This is not a complete list of Nystatindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Nystatin and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Nystatin falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Nystatin should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Nystatin should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Nystatin Dosage

Take nystatin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Nystatin dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Nystatin is available in the following doses:

  • Diphenhydramine/hc/nystatin Topical 0.525 G-0.06 G-0.6 G/237 Ml Mucous Membrane Suspension
  • Diphenhydramine/hc/nystatin/tcn Topical 0.45 G-0.06 G-1.2 G-1.5 G/237 Ml Mucous Membrane Suspension
  • Diphenhydramine/lidocaine/nystatin Topical 0.2 G-1.6 G-1.6 G/237 Ml Mucous Membrane Suspension
  • Nystatin 100,000,000 Units Compounding Powder
  • Nystatin 100000 Units Vaginal Tablet
  • Nystatin 100000 Units/g Topical Cream
  • Nystatin 100000 Units/g Topical Ointment
  • Nystatin 100000 Units/g Topical Powder
  • Nystatin 100000 Units/ml Oral Suspension
  • Nystatin 1000000 Units Oral Capsule
  • Nystatin 1000000000 Units Compounding Powder
  • Nystatin 150000000 Units Compounding Powder
  • Nystatin 200000 Units Oral Lozenge
  • Nystatin 2000000000 Units Compounding Powder
  • Nystatin 500000 Units Oral Capsule
  • Nystatin 500000 Units Oral Tablet
  • Nystatin 50000000 Units Compounding Powder
  • Nystatin 500000000 Units Compounding Powder
  • Nystatin Topical 100,000 Units/g With Emollients Topical Kit
  • Nystatin Topical 100000 Units Vaginal Tablet
  • Nystatin Topical 100000 Units/g Topical Cream
  • Nystatin Topical 100000 Units/g Topical Ointment
  • Nystatin Topical 100000 Units/g Topical Powder
  • Nystatin-triamcinolone Topical 100000 Units/g-0.1% Topical Cream
  • Nystatin-triamcinolone Topical 100000 Units/g-0.1% Topical Ointment

Forms of Medication

Nystatin is available in the following forms:

  • Lozenge
  • Mouthwash
  • Mouthwashes
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Suspension
  • Oral Tablet
  • Topical Cream
  • Topical Ointment
  • Topical Powder