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Doctor insights on: Nystatin Antifungal

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What cautions should be taken when taking nystatin antifungal!? And what should I know about it !?

What cautions should be taken when taking nystatin antifungal!? And what should I know about it !?

Anti yeast skin tx: Nystatin is a popular choice of hospitals and primary care docs for treating mild skin yeast infections called candida. It comes in topical powder and cream forms; there is even an oral rinse form to treat candida in the mouth called thrush. It is available by generic prescription and generally well tolerated, but could cause some skin irritation in some people. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Dr. Edward Hirsch
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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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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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Nystatin (Definition)

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


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Bio Statin (Definition)

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