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Sulfa drug for bladder infection.then oral thrush with nystatin. White patches gone but mouth /tongue still burning feeling.how long until better?

Sulfa drug for bladder infection.then oral thrush with nystatin. White patches gone but mouth /tongue still burning feeling.how long until better?

7-10 days?: It depends on several factors. Are you still using the nystatin? Are you using a steroid inhaler? Are you done with the antibiotic? If you are not using a steroid and you are done with the antibiotic then you should get better quicker. ...Read more

Dr. Edward Hirsch
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What can nystatin be used for?

Fungal infections: It depends on its form (pill / liquid / powder), but it is used to treat fungal infections. ...Read more

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Is nystatin powder available otc?

Is nystatin powder available otc?

No: Although many antifungal drugs are available over-the-counter (otc), Nystatin products are available by prescription only. ...Read more

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How long before nystatin oral starts working?

How long before nystatin oral starts working?

See below: It usually begins working on the first day. Be sure not to quit the regimen early as the infection may reappear. ...Read more

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Is there a cheaper alternative to nystatin powder?

Yes: You have to shop around. Try any of the drug store brands of "anti-fungal" or "anti-yeast" powders. ...Read more

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Can you use nystatin ointment past expiration date?

In general: do not recommend use past expiration date. You can discuss further with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Can i take oral nystatin for several weeks, if is necessary?

What for?: Why was it prescribed in the first place? Tell us more ...Read more

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Does nystatin ointment have anything in it that is antibacterial?

No: NO...it's an ANTIFUNGAL agent and therefore, should not be used on wounds or in situations where lesions are infected or thought to be infected by bacteria or where bacterial colonization is occurring. If you'd like additional information please write me your request to: www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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Nystatin (Definition)

Treats infections caused by fungus. Belongs to a class ...Read more


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Bio Statin (Definition)

Bio-Statin is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind ...Read more