nystatin oral suspension, Bio-Statin, (Mycostatin, Nilstat, and Nystex are discontinued)

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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DRUG INTERACTIONS: There are no significant drug interactions with nystatin.

PREGNANCY: There are no adequate studies done with nystatin to determine safe and effective use in pregnant women.

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known whether nystatin enters breast milk; therefore, it is best to be cautious before using it in nursing mothers.

Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmD

REFERENCES:

Medscape Drug Reference. Nystatin

Micromedex Drug Information

Nystatin - Prescribing Information

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/30/2015

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