Fungal infections:

Indications for Nystatin Oral Suspension:

Oral candidiasis.


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


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


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.

Pharmacologic Class:

Polyene antifungal.

Adverse Reactions:

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


Formerly known under the brand name Mycostatin.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.