Nystatin Cream Generic Name & Formulations
Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Avoid freezing.
Mechanism of Action
Nystatin Cream Indications
Nystatin Cream Dosage and Administration
Adults and Children
Nystatin Cream Contraindications
Nystatin Cream Boxed Warnings
Nystatin Cream Warnings/Precautions
Do not use nystatin cream for the treatment of systemic, oral, intravaginal, or ophthalmic infections.
Discontinue and take appropriate measures as indicated if irritation or sensitization develops.
Recommended to use KOH smears, cultures, or other diagnostic method to confirm the diagnosis of cutaneous or mucocutaneous candidiasis and to rule out infection caused by other pathogens.
If there is a lack of therapeutic response, KOH smears, cultures, or other diagnostic methods should be repeated.
Teratogenic Effects – Category C
It is not known whether this cream can cause fetal harm when used by a pregnant woman or can affect reproductive capacity.
Nystatin cream should be prescribed for a pregnant woman only if the potential benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus.
Nursing Mother Considerations
It is not known whether nystatin is excreted in human milk.
Use caution when prescribed to a nursing woman.
Safety and effectiveness have been established in the pediatric population from birth to 16 years.
Nystatin Cream Pharmacokinetics
Nystatin Cream Interactions
Nystatin Cream Adverse Reactions
Nystatin Cream Clinical Trials
Nystatin Cream Note
Nystatin Cream Patient Counseling
Patients using this medication should receive the following information and instructions:
The patient should be instructed to use this medication as directed (including the replacement of missed doses). This medication is not for any disorder other than that for which it is prescribed.
Even if symptomatic relief occurs within the first few days of treatment, the patient should be advised not to interrupt or discontinue therapy until the prescribed course of treatment is completed.
If symptoms of irritation develop, the patient should be advised to notify the physician promptly.