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NTA Side Effects

Generic Name: nystatin / triamcinolone topical

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 NTA.

For the Consumer

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

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

Dermatologic side effects associated with topical corticosteroids have included burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, hypertrichosis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, skin maceration, secondary infection, skin atrophy, striae, and miliaria.

Irritation may occur rarely with nystatin, which is nonsensitizing and virtually nontoxic.

One case (1% of cases studied) of acneiform eruption has been reported with the use of the nystatin-triamcinolone topical combination.[Ref]

Endocrine

Endocrine side effects associated with triamcinolone preparations have included adrenal suppression, hyperglycemia, and glycosuria in some individuals.[Ref]

References

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

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.

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