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Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide

Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide

PATIENT INFORMATION

Patients using this medication should receive the following information and instructions:

  1. This medication is to be used as directed by the physician. It is for external use only. Avoid contact with the eyes.
  2. Patients should be advised not to use this medication for any disorder other than for which it was prescribed.
  3. The treated skin area should not be bandaged or otherwise covered or wrapped as to be occluded (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION).
  4. Patients should report any signs of local adverse reactions.
  5. When using this medication in the inguinal area, patients should be advised to apply the cream sparingly and to wear loose fitting clothing.
  6. Parents of pediatric patients should be advised not to use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants on a child being treated in the diaper area, as these garments may constitute occlusive dressings.
  7. Patients should be advised on preventive measures to avoid reinfection.

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/11/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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