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Mycolog II Side Effects

Generic name: nystatin / triamcinolone topical

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 8, 2020.

Note: This document contains side effect information about nystatin / triamcinolone topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Mycolog II.

For the Consumer

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

Side effects requiring immediate medical attention

Along with its needed effects, nystatin/triamcinolone topical may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking nystatin/triamcinolone topical:

Rare

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

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking nystatin/triamcinolone topical:

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

Frequency not reported: Acneiform eruption

Nystatin:

-Frequency not reported: Irritation

Topical corticosteroids:

-Frequency not reported: Burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, skin maceration, perioral secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, miliaria[Ref]

Endocrine

Topical corticosteroids:

-Frequency not reported: Reversible hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression[Ref]

Metabolic

Topical corticosteroids:

-Frequency not reported: Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia

Genitourinary

Topical corticosteroids:

-Frequency not reported: Glycosuria

References

1. "Product Information. Mycolog II (nystatin-triamcinolone topical)" Apothecon Inc, Princeton, NJ.

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