Mycostatin (Topical)

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Mycostatin powder

Happy to find you! Q: Mycostatin in powder form, does this expire?    When would it die of "old age"?   Q.Which stays effective longer: powder or ointment form? & how long? Hope you'll answer - soon? &nb...
by P A Roach in Exeter NH 03833, 11/03/2007

Mycostatin (Topical) Drug and Prescription Information

Mycostatin (Topical)

Mycostatin (Topical) Medication Classification

NYSTATIN (On the skin)

Mycostatin (Topical) Brandname

Nystop, Pedi-Dri, Mycostatin

Mycostatin (Topical) is used for the Treatment

Nystatin (nye-STA-tin) Treats infections caused by fungus.Belongs to a class of drugs called antifungals.

When To Not Use Mycostatin (Topical)

You should not use this medication if you have ever had an allergic reaction to nystatin.

How Should You Use Mycostatin (Topical)

Cream, Powder, Ointment

  • Your doctor will tell you how much to use and how often.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine.
  • Use this medicine on your skin only. Do not get the medicine in your eyes.
  • Put the medicine on the affected area and rub in gently.
  • Do not put a bandage on the area unless your doctor tells you to. Avoid tight-fitting diapers and plastic pants if using on diaper area of children.
  • It is important to use this medicine for as long as your doctor tells you to.
  • If your infection does not begin to clear after a few days of using this medicine, call your doctor.
  • If using nystatin for an infection of the feet, apply the powder to the affected area and sprinkle it in your socks and shoes as well.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Apply the missed dose as soon as possible unless it is almost time for next dose.
  • If it is almost time for your next regular dose, wait until then to use your medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • Do not apply two doses at the same time.

Proper Mycostatin (Topical) Storage

Store Mycostatin (Topical) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Mycostatin (Topical) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Mycostatin (Topical)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows before you use any other skin medicine (prescription or nonprescription) on the same area you are treating with nystatin.

Mycostatin (Topical) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk with your doctor before using nystatin.

Mycostatin (Topical) Side Effects

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

  • Mild stinging or burning where you use the medicine

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