m-Nystatin Oral Drops (Nystatin)
What is m-Nystatin Oral Drops (Nystatin) used for?
m-Nystatin Oral Drops containing the active ingredient nystatin belongs to a class of medication called antifungals. It can be used to treat infections of the mouth (oral thrush) and throat. The medication works by killing fungi and yeasts by interfering with their cell membranes.
How should I use m-Nystatin Oral Drops (Nystatin)?
The bottle should be shaken well before using the dropper to place the solution inside the mouth. Swish and gargle it in the mouth before spitting it out or swallowing it. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage as it will depend on the patient's condition and their response to the medication. It is recommended to avoid eating or drinking for 5 to 10 minutes after using the drug.
What are the side effects of m-Nystatin Oral Drops (Nystatin)?
Patients using m-Nystatin Oral Drops (Nystatin) may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or worsen.
The medication can help treat fungal infections but cannot be used to treat viral infections such as the common cold or flu.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
m-Nystatin Oral Drops (Nystatin) is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.