nystatin tablet - oral, Mycostatin
GENERIC NAME: NYSTATIN TABLET - ORAL (NYE-stat-in)
BRAND NAME(S): Mycostatin
USES: This medication is used to treat fungal infections of various organ systems of the body. Nystatin is an antifungal that works by stopping the growth of fungus.Nystatin tablets should not be used to treat fungal infections of the blood.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth 3 times a day or as directed by your doctor. It may take from several days to several months to complete treatment. Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to use it at the same times each day. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.Continue to take this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may allow the infection to continue, resulting in a return of the infection.Inform your doctor if your condition persists after several days of treatment or worsens at any time.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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