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Generical name: Nystatin topical Topical nye-STAT-in [nye-STAT-in]
Brand names: Mycostatin Topical, Pedi-Dri, Pediaderm AF, Nyamyc.

Drug class: Topical antifungals

What is Nystop?

Nystatin can be described as an antifungal drug. Nystatin stops fungus from growing on the skin. Nystop (for the skin) is a treatment for skin yeast-related infections. Nystop is not a remedy to treat a vaginal yeast infection. Nystop could also be used to treat conditions not mentioned in this medication guide.

Side effects of Nystop

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you experience any of the following symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, an allergic reaction that causes hives, breathing problems, or swelling of your lips, tongue, throat, or face. Stop taking Nystop and contact your doctor immediately if you experience extreme pain, itching, a rash, or other irritated areas in the area where the medicine was applied. Some less serious side effects can include minor itching and irritation. It's not a comprehensive list of the possible consequences, but other effects might occur. Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Avoid using Nystop to treat skin issues that have not been evaluated by your physician. Nystop (for the skin) is not a remedy to treat vaginal yeast infections. Beware of getting this medication into your mouth or eyes. If this happens, wash your mouth with water. Make sure to take this medication for the entire prescribed duration. The symptoms could have improved prior to the infection being completely eliminated. Consult your doctor if your symptoms don't improve or if they become worse when you use Nystop. Don't give this medication to another person, even if they share similar symptoms as you do.

Prior to use this drug

It is not recommended to use Nystop if you've experienced allergies to it. FDA classification for pregnancy C It is not clear whether Nystop could harm an unborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are expecting or planning to become pregnant while taking the medication. It isn't known if Nystatin topical is absorbed into breast milk or if it can harm breastfeeding babies. Don't use this medicine without consulting your physician, whether you are breastfeeding or not.

How to take Nystop?

Take it exactly as directed by your physician. Avoid using larger than smaller quantities or for longer periods than prescribed. Follow the instructions on the prescription label. Avoid using Nystop to treat skin issues that haven't been examined by your physician. Clean your hands before and after you use this medication. Dry and clean the skin before applying Nystop. Don't cover the skin with dressings or bandages that don't allow air circulation unless your physician recommends it. Take this medicine for the prescribed duration of time. The symptoms could improve before the infection is fully cleared. Contact your physician if your symptoms don't improve or if they get worse after using Nystop. Don't give this medication to another person, even if they share similar symptoms as you do. Place it in a cool, dry place far from heat and moisture.

What happens If I miss the dose?

Utilize the dose you missed when you remember. Avoid your missed dose if it's nearing the time for the next dose. Don't use any extra medication to make up for the missed dose.

What happens If I overdose?

For medical emergencies, seek emergency medical attention or contact the Poison Help line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Do not get this medication in your mouth or eyes. If this happens, you need to rinse it out with water. Do not wear tight-fitting clothes made of synthetic material (such as nylon), which doesn't permit air circulation. Wear loose cotton, as well as various other natural fibers, until the inflammation is gone.

Interaction with other drugs

It's unlikely that other substances you consume in the form of injectables or oral doses will affect the topically applied Nystop. However, some drugs may interfere with each other. Inform your doctor about the medications you take. This includes prescriptions and over-the-counter or vitamin-based herbal remedies. Don't begin any new medication without first talking to your physician.



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