General English name: Nystatin Drops
Application: thrush mouth and throat
Nystatin drug forms
Tablets, drops, creams, ointments
Medication Information Nystatin Drops
Oral thrush is a fungal infection of the mouth caused by a yeast called Candida. Yeasts are fungi, and Candida yeast often causes infections in the mouth. Candida overgrowth in certain conditions or diseases (such as childhood, dry mouth, use of dentures, after a course of antibiotics, use of corticosteroids, diabetes or anemia, poor health and smoking), Causes thrush; Redness of the mouth and the development of white spots inside the mouth are symptoms of thrush. Although thrush is sometimes painless, when the disease is more severe, it is accompanied by a lot of pain that makes it difficult for you to eat and drink.
Babies with thrush may not be able to feed properly due to pain. Nystatin drops relieve the symptoms of thrush by killing the fungus Candida.
If you are interested in learning more about other forms of nystatin, such as topical nystatin and nystatin tablets, you can refer to the relevant page.
Amount and method of taking nystatin drops
Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with nystatin drops. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
The dose and amount of medicine varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
Shake the bottle well before using the drop.
Use nystatin drops after a meal to keep the solution in your mouth.
Take nystatin drops regularly and at a set time so you do not forget it
Even if the symptoms of thrush go away, take nystatin drops for a full period, so that your treatment with this medicine does not remain incomplete.
If you forget to take your daily dose of nystatin drops at the right time but soon forget, take the medicine; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.
Contraindications Nystatin drops
Pay attention to the expiration date of the nystatin drop and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.
Never give nystatin drops to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
Check for drug interactions, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this medication, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
Taking nystatin drops during pregnancy and lactation
During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily and without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.
The effect of nystatin drops on driving and working with machines
This medicine may make you feel sick and affect your performance. Make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.
Drug Interactions Nystatin drops
Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Special warnings and precautions when taking nystatin drops
Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking the medicine:
- If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding your baby.
- If you have any liver or liver problems.
- If you have diabetes.
- If you have HIV.
- If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor’s prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
- If you have a history of an allergic reaction to another medicine.
Side effects of nystatin drops
All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:
Diarrhea, feeling sick, nausea and vomiting: Drink plenty of fluids and see a doctor if these symptoms do not go away.
Irritation and sensitivity of the mouth: In this case, see a doctor.
Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to nystatin drops.
Overdose of nystatin drops (drug poisoning)
Do not take nystatin drops more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
If you feel that someone has a drug poisoning and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath or fainting (fainting), call the emergency room right away.
Storage conditions Nystatin drops
Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.