Drug name: Brand Nystatin
Active substance: nystatin
Pharmacological effects: Nystatin is an antifungal medication that is effective against candida strains. Nystatin works by fitting into the cells membrane and causing the production of many channels. This contributes to increase of osmolarity that is ultimately fatal for the microorganisms.
Indications: Nystatin is indication in the treatment and prophylaxis of vaginitis caused by Candida strains
Warnings and Precautions: The drugs should not be used in the following conditions:
- Hypersensitivity to any components of the preparations.
- Vaginal bleedings
Avoid sexual intercourse while the treatment with Nystatin. Your sexual partner should receive anti fungal therapy as well.
Nystatin side effects: Drugs may cause side effects which in specific patients may manifest differently. In the following paragraph we want to underline the most serious and frequent side effect of Nystatin that were identified by the drug manufacturers. The possibility of the adverse effect manifestation depends only on the individual and his specific traits.
- In rare cases Nystatin side effects include: irritation, redness and itching in the vagina
For full information on any risks and adverse effects associated with Nystatin, please consult your doctor, read the included leaflet or contact our customer support service.
Interactions: Before using Nystatin please tell your doctor which drugs or supplements you are already taking including those bought without a prescription. Also check if any additional medicine which you will take during the course of Nystatin therapy are safe in combination. Especially mention if you are taking the following groups of drugs:
- Clotrimazole. Nystatin lowers the effects of clotrimazole
Patients information: Nystatin is not to be shared with healthy individuals. It is strictly FORBIDDEN to use the drugs in treatment of any conditions unrelated to their indications. The product as well as utilized vials, syringes, needles if used during the course of treatment should be kept out of reach of children and never reused.