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Nilstat

Active Ingredient(s): Nystatin
FDA Approved: April 14, 1971
Pharm Company: GLENMARK PHARMA
Category: Antifungal



Nilstat Overview

Nystatin (originally named Fungicidin) is a polyene antifungal medication that is derived from a bacterium, Streptomyces noursei. It was discovered by Rachel Fuller Brown and Elizabeth Lee Hazen in 1950. Many molds and yeast infections are sensitive to nystatin, most notably Candida. It is used primarily for infections involving the skin, mouth, esophagus and vagina. Due to its toxicity profile when high levels in the serum are obtained, there are currently no injectable formulations of this ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Nystatin
  • Capsule: 1millionunit, 500,000unit
  • Cream: 100,000 units/gm, 100,000unit/g
  • Lozenge: 200,000unit
  • Ointment: 100,000 units/gm, 100,000unit/g, 100unit/g
  • Pastille: 200,000 units
  • Powder: 100%, 100,000 units/gm, 100,000unit/g, 100,000units, 100,000units/g, 150,000,000unit
  • Suspension: 100,000 units/ml, 100,000unit/ml, 100000unit/ml, 500,000unit/5ml, 500,000units/5ml
  • Tablet: 100,000 units, 100,000unit, 500,000 units, 500,000unit, 500000unit
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 500,000unit
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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