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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Nystatin (nystatin systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: mouth and throat products, polyenes and is used to treat Gastrointestinal Candidiasis and Oral Thrush.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antifungal agent

Chemical Name

A mixture of polyenes produced by Streptomyces noursei; Nystatin A₁ is 19-(3-amino-3,6-dideoxy-β-D-mannopyranosyl-oxy)-16-carboxy-3,5,7,10,11,15,17,35-oxtahydroxy-34,36-dimethyl-13-oxo-octatriaconta-20,22,24,26,30,32-hexaen-37-olide (BAN)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Nystatin (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Nystatine (OS: DCF)
  • Nystatin (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Nystatine (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Nystatinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Acromona (Nystatin and Metronidazol)
    Acromax, Ecuador
  • Acronistina
    Acromax, Ecuador
  • Adiclair
    Ardeypharm, Germany
  • Adiclair Nystatin
    Ardeypharm, Germany
  • Afunginal
    Euro Generics, Philippines
  • Amrizole N (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Amriya, Egypt; Amriya, Tanzania
  • Antimycot
    hi pharm, Egypt
  • Bebex (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    GeoLab, Brazil
  • Benzevit (Nystatin and Zinc)
    Elofar, Brazil
  • Biofanal
    Pfleger, Germany
  • Canaural (Nystatin and Fusidic Acid, + Framycetin, + Prednisolone (veterinary use))
    Dechra, Finland; Dechra, Norway; Dechra, Sweden; Dechra Veterinary Products, Belgium; Dechra Veterinary Products, France; Dechra Veterinary Products, United Kingdom; Dechra Veterinary Products A/S, Ireland; Dermcare-Vet, Australia; Gräub, Switzerland; RxVet, New Zealand; VetXX, Austria
  • Candacide
    Be-Tabs Pharmaceuticals, South Africa
  • Candermil
    LKM, Argentina
  • Candex
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Candidias
    Fabra, Argentina
  • Candio-Hermal
    Almirall Hermal, Austria; Almirall Hermal, Germany
  • Candio-Hermal Plus (Nystatin and Fluprednidene)
    Almirall Hermal, Germany
  • Candistin
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Canstat
    Jayson, Bangladesh; Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Cazetin
    Ifars, Indonesia
  • Centacomb (Nystatin and Triamcinolone, + Gramicidin, + Neomycin)
    Europharm, Hong Kong
  • Colpistar (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Farmoquimica, Brazil
  • Crema Antipanalitis Merey (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    Merey, Colombia
  • Crema No. 4 Medicada (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    MK, Colombia
  • Dafnegil (Nystatin and Nifuratel)
    Angelini, Portugal
  • Decadron/Nistatina (Nystatin and Dexamethasone)
    Tecnoquimicas, Colombia
  • Decastatin
    Harsen, Indonesia
  • Derma 4 (Nystatin and Neomycin, + Thiostrepton, + Triamcinolone (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Dermacombin (Nystatin and Neomycin, + Gramicidin, + Triamcinolone)
    Taro, Thailand
  • Derma-Vet (Nystatin and Neomycin, + Thiostrepton, + Triamcinolone (veterinary use))
    Med-Pharmex, United States
  • Dermodex (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil
  • Derm-Otic (Nystatin and Neomycin, + Thiostrepton, + Triamcinolone (veterinary use))
    Zoetis, United States
  • Dipni
    Omega, Argentina
  • Enystin
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Etron Nistatina (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Roddome, Ecuador
  • Fasigin-N (Nystatin and Tinidazole)
    Pfizer Italia, Italy
  • Fladystin (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia
  • Flagenase VG (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Liomont, Mexico
  • Flagyl Comp (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Sanofi Oy, Finland
  • Flagyl Nistatina (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Sanofi Aventis, Brazil; Sanofi-Aventis, Colombia
  • Flagystatin (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Argentina; Sanofi-Aventis, Canada; Sanofi-Aventis, Indonesia; Sanofi-Aventis, Mexico; Sanofi-Aventis, Philippines
  • Flagystatine (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Peru
  • Fukangning
    Deyer, China
  • Fungatin
    Ferron, Indonesia
  • Fungicidin Leciva
    Zentiva, Czech Republic; Zentiva, Slovakia
  • Fungiderma (Nystatin and Triamcinolone)
    U-Liang, Taiwan
  • Fungifree
    Eep co, Egypt
  • Fungistatin
    Delta Pharma, Egypt
  • Fungistin
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Fungostatin
    Nobel, Turkey; Nobel Pharma, Bulgaria
  • Fungystine
    Blue Sky, Philippines
  • Funistatin
    Nobelfarma, Georgia
  • Fustin
    Mahakam Beta Farma, Indonesia
  • Geonistin (Nystatin and Oxytetracycline)
    Pliva, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Pliva, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Gynostatin
    Iqfarma, Peru
  • Inimur Complex (Nystatin and Nifuratel)
    Polichem, Italy
  • In-quadeicren (Nystatin and Triamcinolone, + Neomycin, + Gramicidin)
    CBC, Hong Kong
  • Instacalm (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    Labinco, Colombia
  • Interderm (Nystatin and Triamcinolone, + Gentamicin)
    Interpharma, Spain
  • Kandistatin
    Metiska, Indonesia
  • Kenalon
    Ta Fong, Taiwan
  • Lang Yi (Nystatin and Nifuratel)
    Beijing LangYi Pharmaceuticals, China
  • Lederlind
    Riemser Pharma, Germany
  • Linfol (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Omega, Argentina
  • Lystin
    Biolab, Hong Kong
  • Macmiror (Nystatin and Nifuratel)
    Doppel, Georgia
  • Macmiror Complex (Nystatin and Nifuratel)
    Clinres, Croatia (Hrvatska); Costanzafarma, Italy; CSC, Bulgaria; Doppel, Bulgaria; Doppel, China; Doppel Farmaceutici S.R.i., Serbia; Eurodrug, Thailand; Italmex, Mexico; MRA, Lithuania; Pharmahealth, Hong Kong; Poli Industria Chimica, Poland; Polichem, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Polichem, Czech Republic; Polichem, Romania; Polichem, Slovakia; Polichem SA, Hong Kong
  • Maicostat
    Euro Generics, Philippines
  • Medistan
    Mediphar, Lebanon
  • Medizol V (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Mediproducts, Guatemala; Mediproducts, El Salvador
  • Metanis (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Biol, Argentina
  • Metrilco Plus (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Cheminter, Guatemala
  • Metrofem (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Sherfarma, Peru
  • Metronidazol + Nistatina Blaskov (Nystatin and Metronidazol)
    Blaskov, Colombia
  • Metronidazol Nistatina MK (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    MK, Colombia
  • Metrozin-Nistatina (Nystatin and Metronidazol)
    Procaps, Colombia
  • Micostatin
    Abeefe Bristol-Myers Squibb, Peru; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil
  • Micostyl
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Mikostat
    Julphar, Oman; Julphar, Tunisia
  • Mikostatin
    Deva, Turkey
  • Monicure Plus (Nystatin and Miconazole)
    Pharaonia, Egypt
  • Moronal
    Dermapharm, Germany
  • Multilind
    Dermapharm, Switzerland
  • Multilind (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    Abeefe Bristol-Myers Squibb, Peru; Dermapharm, Switzerland; Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Mycocin
    Ibn Sina, Bangladesh
  • Mycogen (Nystatin and Triamcinolone)
    Goldline, United States
  • Mycolog (Nystatin and Triamcinolone)
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, United States
  • Myconel (Nystatin and Triamcinolone)
    Marnel, United States
  • Mycophil
    Philadelphia Pharmaceuticals, Lebanon
  • Mycostatin
    2care4, Norway; Apothecon, United States; Aspen, New Zealand; Bristol Myers Squibb, Spain; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Finland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ireland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Iceland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Italy; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Norway; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Portugal; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sweden; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Taiwan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, United States; Dermapharm, Austria; GlaxoSmithKline, Egypt; Orifarm, Norway; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Squibb Industria Farmaceutica, Lebanon; Taisho Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Mycostatin Evt
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, China
  • Mycostatine
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, France
  • Mycostatin-Zinkoxid (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    Dermapharm, Austria
  • Mycosyl
    ACME, Philippines
  • Myco-Triacet (Nystatin and Triamcinolone)
    Lemmon, United States
  • Myco-Z (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    Taisho Pharmaceutical, Indonesia
  • Mykoderm (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    Engelhard, Germany
    Riemser Pharma, Germany
  • MYKUNDEX (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    Riemser Pharma, Germany
  • MYKUNDEX mono
    Riemser Pharma, Germany
  • NAF
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Neo Gynoxa (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Neocomb
    Siu Guan, Taiwan
  • Neostatin
    Cassara, Argentina
  • Nilstat
    Aspen, Australia; Aspen, New Zealand; Lederle, United States; Pharma Logistics, Belgium
  • Nistat
    Cevallos, Argentina; Rocnarf, Ecuador
  • Nistatin Pliva
    Pliva, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Pliva, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Nistatina
    Cristalia, Brazil; Ducto, Brazil; Elofar, Brazil; Inst. Quím. Campinas, Brazil; Luper, Brazil; Medley, Brazil; Neo Quimica, Brazil
  • Nistatina + Metronidazol (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Marfan, Peru
  • Nistatina + αxido de zinc Colmed (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    Colmed, Colombia
  • Nistatina Andromaco
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Nistatinã Antibiotice
    Antibiotice, Romania
  • Nistatina Denver
    Denver Farma, Argentina
  • Nistatina L.CH.
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Nistatina Lafedar
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Nistatina Metronidazol L.CH (Nystatin and Metronidazol)
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Nistatina Mintlab
    Mintlab Co., Chile
  • Nistoral
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Nocandis
    Erlimpex, Indonesia
  • Nyaderm
    Taro, Canada
  • Nymiko
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Nyscan
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Nysfungin-Zhenyuan Pharm
    Zhenyuan Pharm, China
  • Nysol
    Edruc, Bangladesh
  • Nystacid
    Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Nystaderm
    Dermapharm, Germany
  • Nystaderm comp. (Nystatin and Hydrocortisone)
    Dermapharm, Germany
  • Nystaderm-S
    Dermapharm, Germany
  • Nystamont
    Rosemont, Oman
  • Nystamycin
    FarmaSyn, Greece
  • Nystan
    E. R. Squibb & Sons, United Kingdom; P & D, Malta
  • Nystasolona (Nystatin and Desonide)
    Acromax, Ecuador
  • Nystat
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Nystatin
    PannonPharma, Hungary
  • Nystatin acis
    acis, Germany
  • Nystatin Actavis
    Actavis, United States; Balkanpharma, Bulgaria; Actavis, Lithuania
  • Nystatin Albrecht (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany
  • Nystatin Antibionice
    Antibiotice, Georgia
  • Nystatin Central
    Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta
  • Nystatin Chin Teng
    Chin Teng, Taiwan
  • Nystatin Eipico
    Eipico, Egypt
  • Nystatin fem JENAPHARM
    Jenapharm, Germany
  • Nystatin Galvex
    Galvex, Slovakia
  • Nystatin Hemofarm
    Hemofarm, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Hemofarm, Serbia
  • Nystatin Holsten
    Holsten, Germany
  • Nystatin Holsten (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    Holsten, Germany
  • Nystatin Lederle
    MEDA Pharma, Germany
  • Nystatin Major
    Major, United States
  • Nystatin Meiji
    Meiji Seika Pharma, Japan
  • Nystatin Perrigo
    Perrigo, United States
  • Nystatin Pharaonia
    Pharaonia, Egypt
  • Nystatin Pliva
    Pliva, Lithuania
  • Nystatin Polfa
    ICN, Lithuania
  • Nystatin Sandoz
    Sandoz, United Kingdom
  • Nystatin SIC BHFZ
    SIC BHFZ, Georgia
  • Nystatin Sinphar
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Nystatin STADA
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Nystatin Yuan Chou
    Yuan Chou, Taiwan
  • Nystatin Yung Shin
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Nystatine
    Sanofi Belgium, Belgium
  • Nystatine Labaz
    Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands
  • Nystatine Plan
    Steinberg, Switzerland
  • Nystatine Rup Borisov
    Rup Borisov Medical Preparation Plant, Georgia
  • Nystatine Siphat
    Siphat, Tunisia
  • Nystatin-Sine
    Sine Pharm, China
  • Nystatyna Teva
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Nystatyna VP
    PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Nystazole (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Kahira, Egypt
  • Nystin
    Lapi Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Nystop
    Paddock, United States
  • Oleum Zinci oxidati cum Nystatino SR (Nystatin and Zinc Oxide)
    Pharmachem, Germany
  • Orastin
    ACME, Philippines
  • Oribiotic (Nystatin and Triamcinolone, + Neomycin (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Oridermyl (Nystatin and Triamcinolone, + Neomycin, + Permethrin (veterinary use))
    Vetoquinol, France; Vetoquinol Ireland, Ireland
  • Panolog (Nystatin and Neomycin, + Thiostrepton, + Triamcinolone (veterinary use))
    Novartis AH, South Africa; Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand; Novartis Animal Health, Poland; Novartis Animal Health Australasia, Australia; Novartis Animal Health Österreich, Austria; Novartis Santé Animale, France; Zoetis, United States; Novartis Tiergesundheit, Switzerland
  • Panolog (Nystatin and Neomycin, + Triamcinolone (veterinary use))
    Novartis Santé Animale, France
  • Pediaderm AF
    Arbor Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Pedi-Dri
    PEDiNOL, United States
  • Pelvicillin NF (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Temis Lostalo, Argentina
  • Pharmastatin (veterinary use)
    Zoetis, United States
  • PMS-Nystatin
    Pharmascience, Canada; Pharmascience, Singapore; Jaytech Biogen, South Korea
  • Polygynax (Nystatin and Neomycin, + Polymyxin B)
    Innotech, Hong Kong; Innotech, Malta; Innotech, Singapore; Innothera, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Investigación Farmacéutica, Mexico; Samjin, South Korea
  • Positon (Nystatin and Triamcinolone, + Neomycin)
    Faes, Spain
  • Provagin (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Meprofarm, Indonesia
  • ratio-Nystatin
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • ratio-Triacomb (Nystatin and Gramicidin, + Neomycin, + Triamcinolone)
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Rianest
    Riyadh Pharma, Oman
  • Shui Qing (Nystatin and Nifuratel)
    Sunstone Pharmaceutical, China
  • Stanys
    ACME, Philippines
  • Statin
    Standard, Taiwan
  • T.G.B.
    Sen Tai, Taiwan
  • Tinaderm-M (Nystatin and Tolnaftate)
    Fulford, India
  • Tinidan con Nistatina (Nystatin and Tinidazole)
    ECU, Ecuador
  • Topigen (Nystatin and Gentamicin, + Fluocinolone (veterinary use))
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Tratomax (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Trichodazol Plus (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Trichostatic (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Tri-Statin (Nystatin and Triamcinolone)
    Rugby, United States
  • Tystatin
    T.O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Unguentum
    Nipfarm, Lithuania
  • Vagicin (Nystatin and Diiodohydroxyquinoline, + Chloramphenicol)
    Charoen Bhaesaj Lab, Thailand
  • Vagistin (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Combiphar, Indonesia
  • Vaxigel (Nystatin and Metronidazole)
    Unimed, Peru
  • Viaderm-K.C. (Nystatin and Gramicidin, + Neomycin, + Triamcinolone)
    Taro, Canada


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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