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Ring Worm

Is Nystatin usp cream used for ringworm? I have looked at several different sights and it just says for antifungal and does not get spacific. Thank you.
by Stacey in Michigan, 02/25/2007

NYSTATIN/TRIAMCINOLONE (Topical) (Cream Drug and Prescription Information


NYSTATIN/TRIAMCINOLONE (Topical) (Cream Medication Classification


NYSTATIN/TRIAMCINOLONE (Topical) (Cream Brandname

Mycolog-II, Mytrex, Quenalog

NYSTATIN/TRIAMCINOLONE (Topical) (Cream is used for the Treatment

Nystatin (nye-STA-tin), Triamcinolone (trye-am-SIN-oh-lone) Treats fungal infections of the skin, especially yeast infections.

When To Not Use NYSTATIN/TRIAMCINOLONE (Topical) (Cream

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to nystatin, triamcinolone, or any cortisone drugs.

How Should You Use NYSTATIN/TRIAMCINOLONE (Topical) (Cream

Cream, Ointment

  • Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use and how often.
  • Put the medicine on the affected area and rub in gently. Keep it out of your eyes.
  • Do not put a bandage on the area unless your doctor has told you to.
  • Avoid tight-fitting diapers and plastic pants if using on your child's diaper area.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothes when using this medicine on the groin area (crotch).
  • It is important to use this medicine for as long as your doctor tells you to. If your infection does not begin to clear up after 2 to 3 weeks, or if it gets worse, call your doctor.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Use your medicine as soon as you remember that you have missed your dose.
  • If it is nearly time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • You should not use two doses at one time.
  • Try not to miss any doses of this medicine.

Proper NYSTATIN/TRIAMCINOLONE (Topical) (Cream Storage

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

What To Avoid While Using NYSTATIN/TRIAMCINOLONE (Topical) (Cream

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

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are using any other medicines or lotions on your skin.
  • If you are diabetic, ask your doctor before changing your diet or dosage of antidiabetic medicine.

NYSTATIN/TRIAMCINOLONE (Topical) (Cream Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before using this medicine.
  • If you become pregnant while using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor.
  • You should not use more often or for a longer time than your doctor ordered.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially diabetes, herpes, tuberculosis of the skin, vaccina (cowpox), varicella (chickenpox), or other skin infections.
  • Call your doctor if you have skin irritation that was not there before you started using this medicine.

NYSTATIN/TRIAMCINOLONE (Topical) (Cream Side Effects

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

  • Blistering, burning, itching, or peeling skin
  • Break-out of acne (pimples)
  • Reddish purple lines on skin
  • Easy bruising


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