Nystatin

Dosing

Oropharyngeal candidiasis 4-6 mL PO q6h

Oral suspension 1 mL = Nystatin 100,000 unitsNo renal dose adjustment

Oropharyngeal candidiasis

Age <1y 2 mL PO q6h

Age ≥1 4-6 mL PO q6h

Oral suspension 1 mL = Nystatin 100,000 unitsNo renal dose adjustment

No dose adjustment

General Information

  • Candidal vulvovaginitis

  • Candidiasis of skin, Cutaneous and mucocutaneous infections

  • Oropharyngeal candidiasis

  • Gastrointestinal candidiasis, Non-esophageal

Obtain mycological cultures when appropriate.

Monitor dermatologic toxicity (rash, Stevens-Johnson syndrome), and local reactions (allergic reaction, burning, itching).

Monitor GI toxicity in oral candidiasis patients.

Common

  • Skin irritation

  • Hypersensitivity reaction

Serious

  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome

No significant interactions

Antimicrobial class: Antifungal, Polyene

Pregnancy category: C

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