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Can you use nystatin ointment past expiration date?

Can you use nystatin ointment past expiration date?

In general: do not recommend use past expiration date. You can discuss further with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Does nystatin ointment have anything in it that is antibacterial?

No: NO...it's an ANTIFUNGAL agent and therefore, should not be used on wounds or in situations where lesions are infected or thought to be infected by bacteria or where bacterial colonization is occurring. If you'd like additional information please write me your request to: www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...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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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 ointment for athletes foot, would this work?

Nystatin ointment for athletes foot, would this work?

Yes: Try for two weeks if no improvement try a different one. ...Read more

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I have 3 creams which one is best for eczema? 1 Nystatin ointment 2 clotrimazole and betamethason dipropionate cream 3 aloe vesta anti fungal ointmen

I have 3 creams which one is best for eczema? 1 Nystatin ointment 2 clotrimazole and betamethason dipropionate cream  3 aloe vesta anti fungal ointmen

Betamethasone: These medicines are for fungus; the clotrimazole/betamethasone mixture will help do to the steroid component, but it should never be applied to areas of thin skin (axillae, groin, face). The clotrimazole component is for fungus, as well as the other ointments you mentioned ...Read more

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Use Advair and QVAR. Have thrush on roof of mouth. Using Nystatin ointment. Any better med?

Use Advair and QVAR.  Have thrush on roof of mouth.  Using Nystatin ointment.  Any better med?

Alternative...: An alternate treatment for oral thrush would be mycelex (clotrimazole) troche, which are in the form of losenges that you dissolve in your mouth and the medicine coats your oral cavity. To prevent thrush, be sure to rinse and spit after you use your steroid inhaler, every single time. See your doctor so the losenges can be prescribed. ...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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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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Is nystatin powder available otc?

Is nystatin powder available otc?

No: Although many antifungal drugs are available over-the-counter (otc), Nystatin products are available by prescription only. ...Read more

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How long before nystatin oral starts working?

How long before nystatin oral starts working?

See below: It usually begins working on the first day. Be sure not to quit the regimen early as the infection may reappear. ...Read more

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Is there a cheaper alternative to nystatin powder?

Yes: You have to shop around. Try any of the drug store brands of "anti-fungal" or "anti-yeast" powders. ...Read more

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