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Nystatin Cream

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Nystatin Cream

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


Nystatin preparations should be applied liberally to affected areas twice a day or as indicated until healing is complete, Nystatin cream (nystatin cream, ointment) is usually preferred to nystatin ointment in candidiasis involving intertriginous area; very moist lesions, however, are best treated with nystatin topical powder.

The preparations do not stain skin or mucous membranes and they provide simple, convenient means of treatment.


As light yellow products Nystatin Cream (nystatin cream, ointment) USP, (100,000 USP Nystatin Units/gram), and Nystatin Ointment USP, (100,000 USP Nystatin Units/gram) are supplied in both 15 g and 30 g tubes.

Storage: Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).

DISTRIBUTED BY PERRIGO®, ALLEGAN, MI 49010. FDA rev date: 9/5/2000

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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