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I am currently taking the oral rinse form of Nystatin. Can I drink alcohol/what are the risks?

I am currently taking the oral rinse form of Nystatin. Can I drink alcohol/what are the risks?

NO!: Alcohol will inactivate the NYSTATIN ...after you finish your treatment you can resume alcohol. Note Unfortunately this is unlikely to be in time for THIS New Year's Eve! Sorry!]HappyHealthy New Year Dr Z ...Read more

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My baby was given nystatin for thrush but there is alcohol in it, isn't that dangerous? And there is sugar in it, won't that make it thrush worse?

My baby was given nystatin for thrush but there is alcohol in it, isn't that dangerous? And there is sugar in it, won't that make it thrush worse?

No and no: The formulations often have tiny amounts of ingredients which may seem harmful but are required to make the medication work properly. In this case, the alcohol allows the medication to stay dissolved and the sugar makes it taste better. ...Read more

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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

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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 nystatin ointment USP used for can iy be used for ainal area?

Nystatin : Nystatin ointment is used for yeast infections. It can be used in the anal area with care under the direction of a physician. ...Read more

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Which (if any) impact on jock itch for a male will taking nystatin capsules?

Which (if any) impact on jock itch for a male will taking nystatin capsules?

Treatment?: Nystatin can be used to treat jock itch, as it is a fungal infection and Nystatin is used to treat fungal infections. Usually topical creams are used for jock itch, unless it has been resistant to clearing with a topical cream. ...Read more

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10mth has had Perleche for four mths now. Nystatin didn't help at all have tried everythig even vitams. Is there a stronger med? Please help my baby

10mth has had Perleche for four mths now. Nystatin didn't help at all have tried everythig even vitams. Is there a stronger med? Please help my baby

Perleche: Kind of rare in an infant, and stays that long, other antifungal agents, or antibiotics may be used, but isolated angular cheilitis in an infant resisting treatment is uncommon, better revise the diagnosis with your doctor or seek a second opinion of a dermatologist, good luck ...Read more

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