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Nystop

Nystop®
(nystatin) Topical Powder USP

For topical use only.
Not for ophthalmic use.

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Nystatin is a polyene antifungal antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces nursei. The molecular formula for Nystatin is C47H75NO17. The molecular weight of Nystatin is 926.1.

Structural formula:

Nystop (Nystatin ) Structural Formula Illustration

Nystatin Topical Powder USP is for dermatologic use.

Nystatin Topical Powder USP contains 100,000 USP nystatin units per gram dispersed in talc.

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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What are the precautions when taking nystatin topical (Nystop)?

Before using nystatin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.

This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 11/26/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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