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Dr. Edward Hirsch
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Mycostatin (Overview)

Mycostatin is an ocular NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) which is a kind of eye-affecting drug.


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Monistat or mycostatin; are they similer ?

Monistat or mycostatin; are they similer ?

They're similar: Monistat is a brand of miconazole. Mycostatin is a brand of nystatin. They're both used to treat topical fungal infections, such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and vaginal candidiasis. Nystatin is also used to treat oral candidiasis (thrush). ...Read more

Dr. Edward Hirsch
207 doctors shared insights

Mycostatin (Overview)

Mycostatin is an ocular NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) which is a kind of eye-affecting drug.


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I see my doct today for the rash, and he prescribes me nystatin 100, 000units, hydrocortizon cream, he says that i got definetly tinea cruris & hemorro?

I see my doct today for the rash, and he prescribes me nystatin 100, 000units, hydrocortizon cream, he says that i got definetly tinea cruris & hemorro?

Nystatin is not effe: Nystatin is not effective for tinea cruris. If you have tinea cruris you also have tinea pedis (fungus on the feet). This treatment might help if you have monilia or intertrigo or seborrheic dermatitis. If it does not cure it, try otc Clotrimazole or Miconazole or ketoconazole. You may need a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Nystatin ointment for athletes foot, would this work?

Nystatin ointment for athletes foot, would this work?

Yes: Try for two weeks if no improvement try a different one. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nystatin or diflucan (fluconazole) with other medications?

Is it safe to take nystatin or diflucan (fluconazole) with other medications?

Yes and No: Nystatin is not absorbed so yes you can take it with other meds. Diflucan (fluconazole) can interact with some meds. Need to be more specific. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of nystatin?

Probably not,: Unless has been opened and exposed to bacteria that shouldn't be in there. Nystatin is anti-fungal and does not kill bacteria. So if it has been lying around for long period of time, probably best getting a new tube. See prior answers regarding side effects of Nystatin cream. ...Read more

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Taking nystatin does not work.Having oral thrush and amalgam fillings don't mix. The candida/thrush will never go away, antibiotic resistant and sick.

Taking nystatin does not work.Having oral thrush and amalgam fillings don't mix. The candida/thrush will never go away, antibiotic resistant and sick.

Resistant Yeast: If you are on multiple antibiotics and have been taking common anti thrush medicine like Nystatin for some time, it is more than likely that the yeast has become resistant, for which your doctor needs to give you other anti fungal melds like Fluconazole or Amphitracin. Culturing the oral yeast with sensitivity will provide useful info on medicines which would work. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Hirsch
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Nystatin (Definition)

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