Nystatin Ointment - Instructions For Use, Price, Reviews, Analogues

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Nystatin Ointment - Instructions For Use, Price, Reviews, Analogues
Nystatin Ointment - Instructions For Use, Price, Reviews, Analogues

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Nystatin ointment

Nystatin ointment: instructions for use and reviews

  1. 1. Release form and composition
  2. 2. Pharmacological properties
  3. 3. Indications for use
  4. 4. Contraindications
  5. 5. Method of application and dosage
  6. 6. Side effects
  7. 7. Overdose
  8. 8. Special instructions
  1. 9. Application during pregnancy and lactation
  2. 10. For violations of liver function
  3. 11. Drug interactions
  4. 12. Analogs
  5. 13. Terms and conditions of storage
  6. 14. Terms of dispensing from pharmacies
  7. 15. Reviews
  8. 16. Price in pharmacies

Latin name: Nystatin

ATX code: D01AA01

Active ingredient: Nystatin (Nystatin)

Manufacturer: Biochemist (Saransk, Russia), Biosynthesis (Russia)

Description and photo update: 2018-17-05

Nystatin ointment
Nystatin ointment

Nystatin ointment is an antibiotic, antifungal drug.

Release form and composition

The drug is available in the form of an ointment: from yellow to brownish-yellow color (10, 15 or 30 g in an aluminum tube).

Composition of 1 g of ointment:

  • active substance: nystatin - 100,000 units;
  • auxiliary components: anhydrous lanolin, medical petroleum jelly.

Pharmacological properties


Nystatin has a fungicidal effect. In the cell wall of fungi it binds to sterols, violates its permeability, facilitating the release of the main components of the cell. Possesses activity in relation to yeast-like fungi of the genus Candida, including Candida albicans. Does not have cumulative properties.


The drug is not absorbed when applied topically.

Indications for use

  • candidiasis of the mucous membranes (mouth and pharynx, vagina, rectum) and skin;
  • prevention of candidiasis with long-term therapy with antimicrobial drugs.


  • impaired liver function;
  • pancreatitis;
  • peptic ulcer of the stomach and duodenum;
  • pregnancy;
  • increased sensitivity to the components of the drug.

Instructions for use of Nystatin ointment: method and dosage

According to the instructions, Nystatin ointment is applied topically. It is applied in a thin layer to the affected mucous membranes and skin areas 1-2 times a day for 7-10 days. It can be used in combination with the tablet form of the drug.

Side effects

Skin irritation at the site of application and allergic reactions such as urticaria may occur. If these side effects occur, as well as in the case of the spread of resistant forms of fungi, the use of Nystatin ointment should be discontinued.


There are no reports of cases of overdose of Nystatin ointment.

special instructions

With fungal diseases of the vagina, it is advisable to joint treatment of the sexual partner. During therapy, it is recommended to refrain from sexual intercourse.

During menstruation, drug therapy should be continued.

Application during pregnancy and lactation

Use during pregnancy and lactation is contraindicated.

For violations of liver function

Use is contraindicated in case of impaired liver function.

Drug interactions

Nystatin, when used together with clotrimazole, reduces its effectiveness.


There is no information about analogues of Nystatin ointment.

Terms and conditions of storage

Store in a dry place, away from sunlight, at a temperature not exceeding 5 ° C. Keep out of the reach of children.

Shelf life is 3 years.

Terms of dispensing from pharmacies

Dispensed by prescription.

Reviews about Nystatin ointment

Reviews of Nystatin ointment are mostly positive. Patients note its effectiveness at a relatively low cost. The ointment quickly copes with the symptoms of the disease. Sometimes there are reviews showing that the drug does not always help. In addition, among the minuses, it was noted that the ointment is quite greasy, stains clothes, and also has an unpleasant odor.

Price for Nystatin ointment in pharmacies

The approximate price for Nystatin ointment is 70-80 rubles per tube of 30 g.

Anna Kozlova
Anna Kozlova

Anna Kozlova Medical journalist About the author

Education: Rostov State Medical University, specialty "General Medicine".

Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!

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