nystatin (oral tablet)

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    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.

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    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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GENERIC NAME: nystatin (Oral Tablet)

BRAND NAME: None

DISCONTINUED BRAND(S): Mycostatin

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

USES: Nystatin oral tablets are used for treating intestinal candidiasis, a fungal infection.

SIDE EFFECTS:

Common side effects of nystatin tablets include:

Other side effects of nystatin include:

  • Contact dermatitis
  • Allergic reactions
  • Possible serious side effects of nystatin include:
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/16/2016

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