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Dr. Edward Hirsch
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Nilstat (Overview)

Nilstat is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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How long do nilstat (nystatin) tablets take to work on thrush?

How long do nilstat (nystatin) tablets take to work on thrush?

Several days: Nilstat (nystatin) is Nystatin an antifungal agent. Oral thrush will respond in several days but make sure you continue to take the entire prescribed amount even if it appears to have resolved. ...Read more

Dr. Edward Hirsch
216 Doctors shared insights

Nilstat (Overview)

Nilstat is an anti-fungal agent which is a kind of antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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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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White pimples on tongue and inside mouth. Doctor prescribed nilstat (nystatin) and said its infection. Old one disappeared and new one comes out.

? thrush: Sounds like thrush. Make sure you use the Nystatin for at least two days after the lesions resolve. Best bet is to call your doctor for further management. There are other meds that can be used, and he may want to do more studies to find out the cause of the thrush. ...Read more

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How long beofre nilstat (nystatin) tablets works on oral thrush?

How long beofre nilstat (nystatin) tablets works on oral thrush?

CANDIDIASIS: It works within 1-2 weeks if not immunocompromized like aids. ...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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What is the definition or description of: Nilstat allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Nilstat allergy?

Nilstat allergy: Nilstat (oral nystatin) is used to treat fungal infections. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://reference. Medscape. Com/drug/mycostatin-nilstat-nystatin-342594 ...Read more

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How long do nilstat (nystatin) tablets take to work on thrush?

Several days: Nilstat (nystatin) is Nystatin an antifungal agent. Oral thrush will respond in several days but make sure you continue to take the entire prescribed amount even if it appears to have resolved. ...Read more

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How long beofre nilstat (nystatin) tablets works on oral thrush?

CANDIDIASIS: It works within 1-2 weeks if not immunocompromized like aids. ...Read more

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How long before nilstat (nystatin) tablets start to work on oral thrush?

How long before nilstat (nystatin) tablets start to work on oral thrush?

Oral thrush: Should be fairly rapid, assuming that your immune status is normal. Adults do not usually get thrush without some underlying problem. And the response to antifungals may be inadequate in the presence of alterations in immune function. Strongly suggest you be evaluated and undergo testing for HIV disease. ...Read more

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Do you know if nilstat (nystatin) oral tablets are safe to use in pregnancy?

No, Nobody knows: Animal or human reproduction studies have not been conducted with oral nystatin. It is also not known whether oral nystatin can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. Oral Nystatin should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed and the risk is justified by the expected benefit. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I had oral thrush from antibiotics. Cleared up 1week on nilstat capsules. Dr told me to take antibiotics for 6weeks so it doesn't come back. Too long?

I had oral thrush from antibiotics. Cleared up 1week on nilstat capsules. Dr told me to take antibiotics for 6weeks so it doesn't come back. Too long?

Treat until better: The length of therapy is best determined by the patient response. SIX WEEKS seems like a very long time - so I would seek clarification from the doc. There may be some reason they want treatment to continue that long (such as the severity of disease)... I wonder if the thrush went down into your esophagus, not just your mouth?? Definitely I would ask about it. Infectious Disease docs can help too ...Read more

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Can nilstat (nystatin) vaginal cream be used externally? Doc said outside but pharmacist wrote internal. For treating vaginitis. Antibiotics haven't worked.

Can nilstat (nystatin) vaginal cream be used externally? Doc said outside but pharmacist wrote internal. For treating vaginitis. Antibiotics haven't worked.

Confusing perspectiv: By convention, docs consider "internal" to mean you inject or take a medicine by mouth. External, by convention means you apply it to a body surface. The inside of your vaginal tissues is an outside surface from the docs perspective when it applies to this kind of treatment. The confusion is more about how different people use the words. ...Read more

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White pimples on tongue and inside mouth. Doctor prescribed nilstat (nystatin) and said its infection. Old one disappeared and new one comes out.

? thrush: Sounds like thrush. Make sure you use the Nystatin for at least two days after the lesions resolve. Best bet is to call your doctor for further management. There are other meds that can be used, and he may want to do more studies to find out the cause of the thrush. ...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

Dr. Edward Hirsch
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Nystatin (Definition)

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