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Nystat-Rx Side Effects

Generic name: nystatin

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 11, 2022.

Note: This document contains side effect information about nystatin. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Nystat-Rx.

Applies to nystatin: oral suspension, oral tablet.

Serious side effects of Nystat-Rx

Along with its needed effects, nystatin (the active ingredient contained in Nystat-Rx) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Other side effects of Nystat-Rx

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

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to nystatin: compounding powder, oral capsule, oral lozenge, oral suspension, oral tablet, topical cream, topical ointment, topical powder, vaginal tablet.

General

The most commonly reported side effects include oral irritation and sensitization.[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Frequency not reported: Diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal upset/disturbances, oral irritation and sensitization[Ref]

Dermatologic

Frequency not reported: Rash, urticaria, Sevens-Johnson syndrome, generalized pustular eruptions[Ref]

Immunologic

Frequency not reported: Delayed (type IV) hypersensitivity reactions[Ref]

Cardiovascular

Frequency not reported: Tachycardia[Ref]

Other

Frequency not reported: Facial swelling[Ref]

Respiratory

Frequency not reported: Bronchospasm[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Frequency not reported: Non-specific myalgia[Ref]

Frequently asked questions

References

1. "Product Information. Mycostatin Pastilles (nystatin)." Ernest Jackson & Co. Ltd (2001):

2. "Product Information. Nystatin (nystatin)." Paddock Laboratories Inc (2022):

3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0

4. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

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.