Nilstat

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

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Nilstat Overview

Nystatin (originally named Fungicidin) is a polyene antifungal medication that is derived from a bacterium, Streptomyces noursei. Many mold and yeast infections are sensitive to nystatin, most notably Candida. It is used primarily for infections involving the skin, mouth, esophagus, and vagina. Nystatin may be safely given orally, as well as applied topically, due to its minimal absorption through mucocutaneous membranes such as the gut and the skin. Due to its toxicity profile when high leve...

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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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