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  Nystatin

Pharmacokinetics | Indications | Routes of Administration and Dosage | Contra Indications | Precautions | Brand Names


Systems Genitourinary System
Category Antifungal - polyene macrolide.


Pharmacokinetics

It is a topical agent, hence direct contact with the surface is required. Nystatin is not parentrally administered and is not absorbed from skin or mucosa.



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Indications

Nystatin is mainly indicated in intestinal candidiasis.



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Routes of Administration and Dosage

For Intestinal Candidasis: Nystatin 500,000 units orally thrice daily.For treating candidial infections: vaginal cream dosage form in Adults : One 100,000-Unit applicator inserted into the vagina one or two times a day for two weeks. For vaginal tablet dosage form in Adults : One 100,000-unit tablet inserted into the vagina one or two times a day for two weeks.



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Contra Indications

Nystatin is contraindicated in hypersensitivity and pregnancy.



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Precautions

Precaution is to be taken during diarrhoea, GI distress, nausea and vomiting.



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Brand Names

Mycostatin(Sarabhai).



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Pharmacokinetics | Indications | Routes of Administration and Dosage | Contra Indications | Precautions | Brand Names

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