nystatin oral suspension (Mycostatin, Nilstat, Nystex) (cont.)

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Medical and Pharmacy Editor:

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.

SIDE EFFECTS: Side effects of nystatin are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, rash, skin irritation, allergic reactions, and rarely Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

REFERENCES:

Medscape Drug Reference. Nystatin

Micromedex Drug Information

Nystatin - Prescribing Information


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014


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