Generic Name: Nystatin

  • What is Nystop?

    Nystop is a topical powder (applied directly on the skin) that is used to treat certain fungal infections of the skin caused by Candida species.

  • What is the most important information I should know about Nystop?

    Nystop is for external use only. Do not use it in your eyes, mouth, or vagina.

    Nystop can cause irritation or allergic reactions when it is applied. Tell your doctor immediately if this occurs.

  • Who should not take Nystop?

    Do not use Nystop if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Nystop?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Nystop. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Adults and children: Apply to the affected area(s) 2-3 times a day until healing is complete.

  • How should I take Nystop?

    Apply Nystop exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Even if symptoms improve, do not interrupt or stop using Nystop until your doctor tells you to stop. If your fungal infection is on your feet, the powder should be dusted on your feet, as well as in all footwear.

  • What should I avoid while taking Nystop?

    Do not use Nystop in your eyes, mouth, or vagina.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Nystop?

    No significant interactions have been reported with Nystop at this time. However, always tell your doctor about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

  • What are the possible side effects of Nystop?

    Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: allergic reactions, burning, eczema (an inflammation or irritation of the skin), itching, pain on application, rash

  • Can I receive Nystop if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    The effects of Nystop during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Nystop?

    If you miss a dose of Nystop, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not apply two doses at once.

  • How should I store Nystop?

    Store at room temperature and away from excessive heat.