Yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of a type of fungus called Candida. Oral thrush is a yeast infection of the mouth and throat. Oral thrush and yeast infections are treated orally or topically with an antifungal antibiotic called nystatin. Read more: Thrush and Other Yeast Infections in Children Article
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Treatment & Diagnosis
Medications & Supplements
- Diflucan (fluconazole)
- fluconazole 150 mg - oral, Diflucan
- fluconazole - oral, Diflucan
- fluconazole suspension - oral, Diflucan
- clotrimazole, Lotrimin AF, Gyne-Lotrimin, Alevazol, Desenex, Pro-Ex Antifungal
- ketoconazole, Nizoral, Extina, Xolegel, Kuric
- nystatin oral suspension, Bio-Statin, (Mycostatin, Nilstat, and Nystex are discontinued)
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