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Nystatin

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Overview

What is Nystatin?

Nystatin is an antimycotic polyene antibiotic obtained from . Structural formula:

Nystatin Oral Suspension, for oral administration, contains 100,000 USP Nystatin Units per mL. Inactive ingredients: alcohol (≤ 1% v/v), artificial wild cherry flavor, banana flavor, D&C yellow #10, FD&C red #40, glycerin, USP, magnesium aluminum silicate, methylparaben, NF, potassium phosphate dibasic, USP, propylene glycol, USP, propylparaben, NF, purified water, USP and sucrose 33.5%. May also contain citric acid, USP for pH adjustment.



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How should I use Nystatin?

Nystatin Oral Suspension is indicated for the treatment of candidiasis in the oral cavity.

INFANTS: 2 mL (200,000 units) four times daily (in infants and young children, use dropper to place one-half of dose in each side of mouth and avoid feeding for 5 to 10 minutes).NOTE: Limited clinical studies in premature and low birth weight infants indicate that 1 mL four times daily is effective.

CHILDREN AND ADULTS: 4–6 mL (400,000 to 600,000 units) four times daily (one-half of dose in each side of mouth). The preparation should be retained in the mouth as long as possible before swallowing.

Continue treatment for at least 48 hours after perioral symptoms have disappeared and cultures demonstrate eradication of


What interacts with Nystatin?

The preparation is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its components.



What are the warnings of Nystatin?

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What are the precautions of Nystatin?

General

This medication is not to be used for the treatment of systemic mycoses. Discontinue treatment if sensitization or irritation is reported during use.

Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility

No long-term animal studies have been performed to evaluate carcinogenic potential. There also have been no studies to determine mutagenicity or whether this medication affects fertility in males or females.

Pregnancy

Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with nystatin oral suspension. It is also not known whether nystatin oral suspension can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. Nystatin oral suspension should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Nursing Mothers

It is not known whether nystatin is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when nystatin is administered to a nursing woman.

Pediatric Use

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What are the side effects of Nystatin?

Nystatin is well tolerated even with prolonged therapy. Oral irritation and sensitization have been reported. (See ).

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What should I look out for while using Nystatin?

The preparation is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its components.


What might happen if I take too much Nystatin?

Oral doses of nystatin in excess of five million units daily have caused nausea and gastrointestinal upset. There have been no reports of serious toxic effects of superinfections (see ).


How should I store and handle Nystatin?

Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15-30°C (59-86°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].Nystatin Oral Suspension, USP, 100,000 USP Nystatin Units per mL, is available as a fruit flavored, light creamy yellow, ready-to-use suspension.60 mL bottles with a calibrated dropper and 1 Pint (473 mL) bottles.Nystatin Oral Suspension, USP, 100,000 USP Nystatin Units per mL, is available as a fruit flavored, light creamy yellow, ready-to-use suspension.60 mL bottles with a calibrated dropper and 1 Pint (473 mL) bottles.


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Clinical Information

Chemical Structure

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Clinical Pharmacology

Gastrointestinal absorption of nystatin is insignificant. Most orally administered nystatin is passed unchanged in the stool. In patients with renal insufficiency receiving oral therapy with conventional dosage forms, significant plasma concentrations of nystatin may occasionally occur.

Non-Clinical Toxicology
The preparation is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its components.

As with other drugs, the potential for interaction by a variety of mechanisms (e.g., pharmacodynamic, pharmacokinetic inhibition or enhancement, etc.) is a possibility (see ).

This medication is not to be used for the treatment of systemic mycoses. Discontinue treatment if sensitization or irritation is reported during use.

Nystatin is well tolerated even with prolonged therapy. Oral irritation and sensitization have been reported. (See ).

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Reference

This information is obtained from the National Institute of Health's Standard Packaging Label drug database.
"https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/"

While we update our database periodically, we cannot guarantee it is always updated to the latest version.

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