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Dr. Edward Hirsch
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Mycostatin (Definition)

Mycostatin is an ocular NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) which is a ...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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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

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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

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What is the definition or description of: Mycostatin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Mycostatin allergy?

Mycostatin allergy: Mycostatin is an antifungal medication. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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Hello. I have fungus on tongue. Been taking mycostatin (nystatin) oral. This isn't helping. The fungus on my tongue is still there. Why won't it go away? Any idea?

Hello. I have fungus on tongue. Been taking mycostatin (nystatin) oral. This isn't helping. The fungus on my tongue is still there. Why won't it go away? Any idea?

See an OS: For how long? What dosage? Did a doctor prescribe it? Are you sure it is fungal? Any medical problems? See an oral surgeon for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Oral nystatin and oral mycostatin which do these target specifically, which one to take with thrush and esophagus overgrowth.

Oral nystatin and oral mycostatin which do these target specifically, which one to take with thrush and esophagus overgrowth.

4 documented thrush?: Nystatin is used to treat fungal infections of the skin, mouth, vagina, and intestinal tract. Mycostatin (nystatin) is a ready mixed oral suspension containing 100, 000 units Nystatin per ml. Don't self medicate please. ...Read more

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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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Nystatin for ringworm?

See below: Should work, though less toxic antifungals are available. ...Read more

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Effects of nystatin cream?

Effects of nystatin cream?

Anti-fungal.: Nystatin is an antifungal cream used for topical, skin yeast infections, such as athlete's foot, groin itch, etc. Side effects are minimal, but as with everything else, could get an allergic reaction to it. ...Read more

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What is nystatin cream for?

Yeast infection: Nystatin or Mycostatin (nystatin) cream is used to treat a yeast infection of the skin. ...Read more

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Do you need a prescription for nystatin?

Mostly yes: You can buy ketoconazole shampoo over the counter (without a prescription). Otherwise forms (such as cream for the skin or medication to be taken orally) require a prescription. ...Read more

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Should I use nystatin for athletes foot?

Yeast: Athlete's foot is a fungal infection of the foot. Nystatin will work for yeast (occasionally happens in between the toes). The typical athlete's foot infection is not yeast. A skin scraping can determine the exact organism. ...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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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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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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Can nystatin be used for body rash?

Can nystatin be used for body rash?

Nystatin: Nystatin would be good for a body rash that is caused by a fungal infection. Without knowledge of what a rash is due to, Nystatin would be a shot in the dark. Best to check with the doctor! ...Read more

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Hello. What is the substitute for nystatin ointment usp 100, 000 to treat ringworms?

Hello. What is the substitute for nystatin ointment usp 100, 000 to treat ringworms?

Per webmd. Com: "In most cases, you can treat ringworm of the skin with antifungal creams or ointments. Many are available without a prescription. Use a nonprescription antifungal cream with miconazole or clotrimazole in it. Brand names include Micatin, Mycelex, and Tinactin." Ref. Http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-home-treatment ...Read more

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Does nystatin treat ringworm?

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Does nystatin treat ringworm?

Not a good choice: Other anti fungal agent, e.g., lotrimin, (clotrimazole) is more effective against ringworm ...Read more

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What cream is better for angular chilitis nystatin or ketoconazole...?

What cream is better for angular chilitis nystatin or ketoconazole...?

Both worked well: Both of these medications have anti-yeast properties and both should help with appropriate use. If one of these is in an ointment form, that is usually less irritating if there are any cracks in the skin. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could nystatin or vagisil treat ringworm?

No: "ringworm" is an infection caused by a group of fungi called dermatophytes. Nystatin is useful in treating another type of fungal infection caused by yeast (candida) but is not effective against dermatophytes. Vagisil is an otc product that does not have antifungal properties. ...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

Dr. Edward Hirsch
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Nystatin (Definition)

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