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Nystatin Cream

Nystatin Cream, USP (nystatin cream (nystatin cream, ointment) , ointment)

Nystatin Ointment, USP


Nystatin Cream (nystatin cream, ointment) USP and Nystatin Ointment USP are for dermatologic use.

Nystatin Cream (nystatin cream, ointment) USP contains 100,000 USP Nystatin Units per gram in an aqueous cream base of emulsifying wax, isopropyl myristate, glycerin, lactic acid, sodium hydroxide and sorbic acid.

Nystatin Ointment USP contains 100,000 USP Nystatin Units per gram in an ointment base of light mineral oil and white petrolatum.

What are the possible side effects of nystatin topical (Mycostatin Topical, Nyamyc, Nystop, Pediaderm AF, Pedi-Dri)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using nystatin topical and call your doctor at once if you have severe burning, itching, rash, pain, or other irritation where the medicine is applied.

Less serious side effects may include mild itching or irritation.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 10/25/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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