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Nystatin / Triamcinolone Topical Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 27, 2019.

Applies to the following strengths: 100000 units/g-0.1%

Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Cutaneous Candidiasis

Cream: Apply to affected areas twice a day (morning and evening).
Ointment: Apply a thin film to affected areas twice a day (morning and evening).

Use: For the treatment of cutaneous candidiasis

Usual Pediatric Dose for Cutaneous Candidiasis

2 months or older:
-Cream: Apply to affected areas twice a day (morning and evening).
-Ointment: Apply a thin film to affected areas twice a day (morning and evening).

Use: For the treatment of cutaneous candidiasis

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

CONTRAINDICATIONS:
History of hypersensitivity to either active component or to any of the ingredients

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 2 months.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-For external use only; avoid contact with the eyes.
-Cream: Gently and thoroughly massage into the skin.
-Do not use with occlusive dressings.
-Discontinue use if symptoms not resolved after 25 days of therapy.

Storage requirements:
-Store at 20C to 25C (68F to 77F).
-Avoid freezing.

General:
-During clinical trials of mild to severe symptoms of cutaneous candidiasis, patients treated with both components showed faster and more evident clearing of erythema and pruritus than patients treated with either component alone.
-This combination drug provides greater benefit than nystatin alone during the first few days of therapy.

Patient advice:
-Report any signs of local side effects.
-When using in the inguinal area, apply sparingly and wear loose-fitting clothing.
-Do not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants on a child who is being treated in the diaper area.
-Follow preventive measures to avoid reinfection.

Further information

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