Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Nyamyc (nystatin topical powder) is an antifungal antibiotic indicated in the treatment of cutaneous or mucocutaneous mycotic infections caused by Candida albicans and other susceptible Candida species. Common side effects of Nyamyc include:
- allergic reactions
- eczema, and
- pain on application
Apply a dose of Nyamyc powder to candidal lesions two or three times daily until healing is complete. Nyamyc may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Nyamyc should be used only if prescribed. It is unknown if it would affect a fetus. It is unknown if Nyamyc passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Our Nyamyc (nystatin topical powder) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
The frequency of adverse events reported in patients using nystatin topical preparations is less than 0.1%. The more common events that were reported include allergic reactions, burning, itching, rash, eczema, and pain on application. [see PRECAUTIONS: General].
Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Nyamyc (Nystatin Topical Powder)