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 lozenge, oral suspension, oral tablet
Stop taking nystatin and seek emergency medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives).
Side effects are not likely to occur with nystatin. Continue to take nystatin and talk to your doctor if you experience
nausea or stomach upset,
Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.
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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