Nystatin Side Effects
Some side effects of nystatin may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to nystatin: oral capsule, oral suspension, oral tablet
Along with its needed effects, nystatin may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Some side effects of nystatin may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:Less common
- nausea or vomiting
- stomach pain
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to nystatin: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral lozenge, oral suspension, oral tablet, topical cream, topical ointment, topical powder, vaginal tablet
Stevens Johnson Syndrome has been reported in at least one patient receiving nystatin.
Gastrointestinal side effects have been reported rarely. These have included stomach upset, bloating, nausea, and vomiting. Diarrhea has been reported to occur occasionally at high doses.
More nystatin resources
- nystatin Concise Consumer Information (Cerner Multum)
- nystatin MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- nystatin Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Nystatin Professional Patient Advice (Wolters Kluwer)
- Nystatin Monograph (AHFS DI)
- Bio-Statin powder MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Mycostatin Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Mycostatin MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Mycostatin Topical Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
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