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Dr. Edward Hirsch
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Nystatin (Overview)

Treats infections caused by fungus. Belongs to a class of drugs called antifungals.


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What can nystatin be used for?

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

Dr. Edward Hirsch
256 doctors shared insights

Nystatin (Overview)

Treats infections caused by fungus. Belongs to a class of drugs called antifungals.


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If you were going to prescribe nystatin for gastrointestinal yeast - what would be the dosage for a 15 yr old, 170lbs. And for how long? Our dr unsure

If you were going to prescribe nystatin for gastrointestinal yeast - what would be the dosage for a 15 yr old, 170lbs. And for how long? Our dr unsure

Adult dose: I would say with her weight, give her an adult dose: 1-2 tabs by mouth, three times a day until 2 days after the symptoms resolve. If it is the liquid, give her 5 to 10 ml by mouth three times a day for the same amount of time as above. ...Read more

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Possible 1/4" candidiasis spot in tongue, i used nystatin and it disappeared but then it came back while on treatment could it be something else?

Possible 1/4" candidiasis spot in tongue, i used nystatin and it disappeared but then it came back while on treatment could it be something else?

Professional eval: These types of things necessitate you seeing a professional such as an oral surgeon to properly diagnose your situation and render appropriate treatment. Letting you know what it could be will not be helpful. ...Read more

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Is nystatin ointment an effective way to treat yeast infections in toddlers?

Is nystatin ointment an effective way to treat yeast infections in toddlers?

Yes: The Nystatin may relieve the infection. If it does not, other treatments can be tried. ...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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Mycostatin (Definition)

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Bio Statin (Definition)

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