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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. Joseph Boland
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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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Can nystatin be used for body rash?

Can nystatin be used for body rash?

Nystatin: Nystatin would be good for a body rash that is caused by a fungal infection. Without knowledge of what a rash is due to, Nystatin would be a shot in the dark. Best to check with the doctor! ...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

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Can using expired nystatin cream hurt me?

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. ...Read more

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Can you use 10 year's old nystatin cream?!?

Not recommended: I'd strongly suggest not using a cream/ointment that is long-expired ... As the excipients in the cream may have degraded by now. See your doctor for a new prescription. ...Read more

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Any bad side effects with nystatin oral suspension?

Nystatin: Nystatin suspension is not absorbed by the body. It can however cause occasional nausea and /or vomiting. ...Read more

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Blood work show high candidate after doing 3 months of nystatin.

Blood work show high candidate after doing 3 months of nystatin.

I am concerned: You're talking about candida albicans, right? This is seldom diagnosed on blood work, never routinely sought in the blood except when there's a clear infection, and never reported as "high" from the blood. If you have been told you have "systemic candida" and been treated with Nystatin for it for 3 months to manage your chronic fatigue, please get a 2nd opinion from an evidence0based practitioner. ...Read more

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Hello. What is the substitute for nystatin ointment usp 100,000 to treat ringworms?

Hello. What is the substitute for nystatin ointment usp 100,000 to treat ringworms?

Per webmd.com: "In most cases, you can treat ringworm of the skin with antifungal creams or ointments. Many are available without a prescription. Use a nonprescription antifungal cream with miconazole or clotrimazole in it. Brand names include Micatin, Mycelex, and Tinactin." Ref. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-home-treatment ...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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Can nystatin cure ring worms?

Yes it can: Nystatin cream can cure ring worm. Use it twice a day for 2-4 weeks. Lamisil (terbinafine) cream will work fater using it twice a day for 1 week. ...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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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A sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more


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Mycostatin (Definition)

Mycostatin is an ocular NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) which is a ...Read more