Nilstat Side Effects
Generic Name: nystatin
Note: This document contains side effect information about nystatin. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Nilstat.
For the Consumer
Applies to nystatin: oral capsule, oral suspension, oral tablet
Along with its needed effects, nystatin (the active ingredient contained in Nilstat) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Some side effects of nystatin may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:Less common
- nausea or vomiting
- stomach pain
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to nystatin: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral lozenge, oral suspension, oral tablet, topical cream, topical ointment, topical powder, vaginal tablet
The most commonly reported side effects include oral irritation and sensitization.[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal upset/disturbances, oral irritation and sensitization[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Rash, urticaria, Sevens-Johnson syndrome, generalized pustular eruptions[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Delayed (type IV) hypersensitivity reactions[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Tachycardia[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Facial swelling[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Bronchospasm[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Non-specific myalgia[Ref]
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2. "Product Information. Nystatin, USP from Extemporaneous Preparation of Oral Suspension (nystatin)." Paddock Laboratories Inc, Minneapolis, MN.
3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
4. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
Some side effects of Nilstat may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
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- Drug class: mouth and throat products