nystatin topical (generic name)

It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin
(nye STAT in; trye am SIN oh lone)
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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • burning or itching of the skin
  • dark red spots on the skin
  • loss of feeling on skin
  • painful, red, pus-filled blisters in hair follicles
  • skin infection
  • thinning of the skin or sunburn: more likely if applied to the face

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • dry or peeling skin
  • skin irritation

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Do not freeze. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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