Medicine :   
Nystatin is a Medicine belongs to Antifungal group whose properties about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 591   Edition : 37,

  ►   Brandname : Mycostatin,Nystan,Nilstat,Adiclair, Biofanal, Candio

  ►  Doseform : Tablet with 100000  units, Tablet with 500000  units, Cream with 100000  units/gm, Ointment with 100000  units/gm, Powder with 100000  units/gm, Pastille with   , Suspension with   , Pessary with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 858   Edition : 12, Martindale    Page : 591   Edition : 37,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral, Topical, Vaginal,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 591   Edition : 37,

  ►  Indication/uses : intestinal Candidiasis, oesophageal candidiasis, Lesions of the mouth, vaginal infection, Cutaneous lesion,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 591   Edition : 37,
Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


► Nystatin medicine for Adults :

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Intestinal or oesophageal candidiasis Oral 500 000 1 000 000 units Tablet/Capsule t.i.d/q.i.d
2 Lesions of the mouth Oral 100 000 units Pastilles or suspension q.i.d.
3 Prophylaxis of intestinal candidiasis Oral 1000 000 units Tablet in patients given broad-spectrum antibacterials, daily.
4 Vaginal infection Oral 100 000 200 000 units Pessaries or vaginal cream Dose: Given daily for 14 days
5 Cutaneous lesion Topical 100 000 units/gm b.d/q.i.d Given as ointment, gel, cream, or dusting powder may be applied 2 to 4 times daily.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 591   Edition : 37,




For Pediatric :
S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage   Additional Info  
1 Intestinal Candidiasis Oral 100 000 units
2 Intestinal Candidiasis 100 000 units

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 591   Edition : 37,
►  Side Effect : nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, Oral irritation, sensitisation, Rashes, Urticaria, ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 590   Edition : 37,

►  Interaction : NA

►  Contraindication : Some intravaginal preparations of nystatin may damage latex contraceptives and additional contraceptive precautions may be necessary during treatment,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 591   Edition : 37,
  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  ,
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : ,


  ►  Mechanism of Action :   It is a polyene antifungal antibiotic that interferes with the permeability of the cell membrane of sensitive fungi by binding to sterols, chiefly ergosterol. Its main action is against Candida spp.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 591   Edition : 37,
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Dietary Products that produce same effect as  Nystatin






►   Route of Elimination :   NA


►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA