Could the oral drug Nystatin cause death? How do you know if you are allergic to it?

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3 Sep 2009

Nystatin is highly unlikely to cause death unless you have a severe allergic reaction and don't get medical help immediately.

Symptoms of an allergic reaction are rash, itching, difficulty breathing; tightness in chest, closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives.

Other side effects that you may experience are mouth irritation, nausea or stomach upset, vomiting, or diarrhea.

Since nystatin is not absorbed by your body, drug interactions are not expected.

http://www.drugs.com/sfx/nystatin-side-effects.html

http://www.drugs.com/mtm/nystatin.html

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