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Mytrex Side Effects

Generic name: nystatin / triamcinolone topical

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jul 20, 2023.

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

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

Serious side effects of Mytrex

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:


  • 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.


Frequency not reported: Acneiform eruption


-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]


Topical corticosteroids:

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


Topical corticosteroids:

-Frequency not reported: Cushing's syndrome, hyperglycemia


Topical corticosteroids:

-Frequency not reported: Glycosuria

Frequently asked questions


1. Product Information. Mycolog-II (nystatin-triamcinolone topical). Apothecon Inc.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.