(and dosage form):
Each gram of the ointment contains 100 000 units Nystatin.
A 20.1.6 Topical antibiotics.
Nystatin is a fungistatic and fungicidal antibiotic but has no antibacterial properties. It is effective against a wide range of fungi and yeasts. It is not absorbed through the skin or mucous membranes when applied topically.
Nystacid Ointment is used for the local treatment of moniliasis caused by Candida albicans.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Apply twice daily to the affected areas or as directed by the physician.
Treatment should be continued until healing is complete.
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
There are usually no side-effects when used as directed.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
A smooth yellow to buff ointment.
Tubes containing 15 g.
Store below 25°C.
Keep container tightly closed.
Protect from light.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
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Updated on this site: November 2005
Source: Hospital Pharmacy
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