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Nystatin (Oral)

Brand Names : Mycostatin, Nilstat, Nystex, Nadostine, PMS Nystatin

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Side Effects | Additional Information

  • Antifungal, oral-local

Nystatin (nye-STAT-in) belongs to the group of medicines called antifungals. The dry powder, lozenge (pastille), and liquid forms of this medicine are used to treat fungus infections in the mouth.

Nystatin is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage forms:

  • Lozenges (Pastilles) (U.S.)
  • Oral suspension (U.S. and Canada)
  • Powder for oral suspension (U.S. and Canada)
  • Tablets (U.S. and Canada)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Mycostatin
  • Nilstat
  • Nystex

In Canada -

  • Mycostatin
  • Nadostine
  • Nilstat
  • PMS Nystatin

Generic name product may be available in the U.S.


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Nystatin: Before Using

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