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

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STORAGE: Nystatin is stored between 15 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F).

DOSING:

  • Children and adults: Take 4 - 6 ml by mouth four times a day. Retain the suspension in mouth as long as possible before swallowing. Continue using for at least 48 hours after symptoms disappear. The suspension should be shaken well before using.
  • Infants: Take 1 to 2 ml by mouth four times a day. Retain the suspension in mouth as long as possible before swallowing. Continue using for at least 48 hours after symptoms disappear. The suspension should be shaken well before using.

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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