Nystatin / triamcinolone topical Side Effects

It is possible that some side effects of nystatin / triamcinolone topical may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

For the Consumer

Applies to nystatin / triamcinolone topical: topical cream, topical ointment

As well as its needed effects, nystatin / triamcinolone topical may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking nystatin / triamcinolone topical, check with your doctor immediately:

Rare
  • Blistering, burning, dryness, itching, peeling, or other sign of irritation not present before use of this medicine

If any of the following side effects occur while taking nystatin / triamcinolone topical, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:

Many of the above side effects are more likely to occur in children, who may absorb greater amounts of this medicine.

  • Acne or oily skin
  • increased hair growth, especially on the face
  • increased loss of hair, especially on the scalp
  • reddish purple lines on arms, face, legs, trunk, or groin
  • thinning of skin with easy bruising

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to nystatin / triamcinolone topical: topical cream, topical ointment

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects associated with topical corticosteroids have included burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, skin maceration, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria.

Irritation may occur rarely with nystatin, which is nonsensitizing and virtually nontoxic.

One case (1% of cases studied) of acneiform eruption has been reported with the use of the nystatin-triamcinolone topical combination.

Endocrine

Endocrine side effects associated with triamcinolone preparations have included adrenal suppression, hyperglycemia, and glycosuria in some individuals.

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