Nystatin Oral Suspension
(nystatin) Oral Suspension, USP
Nystatin is an antimycotic polyene antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces noursei. Structural formula:
Nystatin Oral Suspension is a cherry-mint flavored suspension for oral administration. It contains 100,000 USP Nystatin Units per mL. Inactive ingredients: alcohol ( ≤ 1% v/v), carboxymethylcellulose sodium, flavor, glycerin, methylparaben, propylparaben, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium citrate, and sucrose (50% w/v). May also contain citric acid for pH adjustment.
What are the possible side effects of nystatin (Bio-Statin, Mycostatin, Mycostatin Pastilles, Nilstat)?
Stop taking nystatin and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives).
Side effects are not likely to occur with nystatin. Continue to take nystatin and talk to your doctor if you experience
- nausea or stomach upset,
- vomiting, or
Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially...
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/29/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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