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Nystatin is a polyene antifungal antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces nursei. Structural formula:
Nystatin Cream, USP is for dermatologic use.
Nystatin cream for topical use, contains 100,000 USP nystatin units per gram in a cream base containing aluminum hydroxide gel, ceteareth-15, glyceryl monostearate, polyethylene glycol 400 monostearate, propylene glycol, purified water, simethicone emulsion, sorbitol solution, titanium dioxide, white petrolatum, methylparaben, propylparaben, and sodium hydroxide.
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...
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/14/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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