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Nystatin topical preparations are indicated in the treatment of cutaneous or mucocutaneous mycotic infections caused by Candida albicans and other susceptible Candida species.

These preparations are not indicated for systemic, oral, intravaginal or ophthalmic use.


Very moist lesions are best treated with the topical dusting powder.

MYCOSTATIN (nystatin) ® Cream

Adults and Pediatric Patients (Neonates and Older): Apply liberally to affected areas twice daily or as indicated until healing is complete.

MYCOSTATIN (nystatin) ® Topical Powder

Adults and Pediatric Patients (Neonates and Older): Apply to candidal lesions two or three times daily until healing is complete. For fungal infection of the feet caused by Candida species, the powder should be dusted on the feet, as well as, in all foot wear.


MYCOSTATIN® Cream: 100,000 units nystatin per gram in an aqueous, perfumed vanishing cream base, in 30 g (NDC 0003-0579-31) tubes.

MYCOSTATIN® Topical Powder: 100,000 units nystatin per gram in 15 g (NDC 0003-0593-20) plastic squeeze bottles.


MYCOSTATIN® (Nystatin) is also available as vaginal tablets and in oral formulations (pastilles, suspension, tablets). See package inserts for complete prescribing information.


MYCOSTATIN (nystatin) ® Cream: Store at room temperature, avoid freezing.

MYCOSTATIN (nystatin) ® Topical Powder: Store at room temperature, avoid excessive heat (40° C/104° F). Keep tightly closed.

Westwood-Squibb Pharmaceuticals, Inc., A Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Princeton, NJ 08543 USA.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 4/8/2009

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