Nystatin Tablets
 Nystatin - an anti-fungus.

Pharmacological action

The drug is active against parasitic fungi Candida and Aspergillus.

Product form

Nystatin release suppositories and tablets containing 250 or 500 thousand IU of active substance, and an ointment containing 1g in 100 thousand IU.

Indications Nystatin

Assign Nystatin thrush - a fungal disease origin, affects the skin, mucous membranes and internal organs.

It is also effective to use Nystatin debilitated patients and prolonged antibiotic therapy - to prevent the development of the fungus.

Dosing Nystatin

Nystatin tablets prescribed for adults ingest 500 thousand units 3-4r / day or 250 thousand units 6-8 p / day. Acceptable daily dosage tablet form according to the instructions Nystatin - 1500-3000 thousand units.

Babies under one year is prescribed 100-125 thousand units, 1-3g children - 250 thousand units 3-4r / day for children after 3l - 1000 -1500 thousand units per day 4p / day.

Treatment usually lasts 10-14dn. Nystatin Tablets better to swallow without chewing.

For the treatment of fungal infections of the mouth, esophagus, pharynx, taking 500 thousand units 3-4r / day. This not swallow pills at once - keep the mouth until dissolved.

Nystatin for thrush, which moved into a chronic form, a second therapeutic courses at intervals 2-3ned.

For the treatment of candidiasis intestine, vagina apply rectal or vaginal suppositories Nystatin which apply two rows / day for 10-14dn. This thrush genitals, it is strongly recommended to treat both partners.

 Nystatin candles
 Nystatin ointment to the affected fungal surface put two p / day every day. The treatment lasts up to 2-4ned. Candidiasis mucous membranes and skin treated 7-10dn. For greater effect, the ointment can be combined with tablets Nystatin.

side effects

Typically a tablet, ointment and suppositories Nystatin not cause side effects since They have low toxicity. Because of the use of funds in excessive doses or hypersensitivity to it may experience nausea, vomiting, increased body temperature, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, bitter taste in the mouth. If you experience these symptoms the dosage should be reduced or canceled tool.


Nystatin for instructions contraindicated with pancreatitis, liver failure, gastrointestinal ulcer, hypersensitivity.

Not recommended to prescribe the drug to nursing, pregnant women.

The use reduces the effectiveness of clotrimazole Nystatin. It should also be borne in mind that vaginal suppositories weaken the barrier contraceptives that contain latex.