Nystatin Oral Suspension Rx

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Nystatin Oral Suspension

Fungal infections
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Nystatin 100000Units/mL.

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Indications for Nystatin Oral Suspension:

Oral candidiasis.

Adult:

4–6mL (½ of dose on each side of mouth) 4 times daily. Retain in mouth as long as possible before swallowing.

Children:

Infants: 2mL 4 times daily (1mL on each side of mouth). Older children: as adult.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for treatment of systemic mycoses. Confirm diagnosis by KOH smear and/or culture. Continue treatment for at least 48 hrs after clinical cure. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

See Also:

Nystatin Oral Tablets

Pharmacological Class:

Polyene antifungal.

Adverse Reactions:

Diarrhea, GI distress, nausea, vomiting, oral irritation.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Mycostatin.

How Supplied:

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