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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
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
On nystatin since 11/12. Have a small area of thrush on back of tongue. Meds cost $50 don't want to buy more can I reduce dose or paint on area?
Sometimes: Any other symptoms or concerns besides the oral candidiasis? Do you have an autoimmune disease? Are you on other medications? If any yes, talk to doc. If no's and healthy, there are topical oral solutions of Nystatin that work well but ?Cost also, many health food stores carry a supplement of caprylic acid/pau d'arco that reduces candida very well. Use as directed to avoid serious hirxheimer rxn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Even if unlikely, is systemic absorption of oral nystatin possible? Since starting it, I've gotten bizarre heart palpitations, and-without fail-get some really weird ectopic beats about 20 minutes after each dose. Is that otherwise seen w/ nystatin?
Possible: Some absorption of a topical medication is expected even though the amount may be minor. In case there has been a breach on the surface integrity on the intestinal surface, the amount absorbed can be higher. Regardless, if you are experiencing side effects, you need to contact your doctor immediately. Since this is not a life-sustaining drug, do consider stopping it now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer