Infectious Disease Compendium

Nystatin

Dosing

CrCl:

Topically: 40,000 to 1,000,000 IU q 8.

Orally: 100,000 units/ml; swish and perhaps swallow 5 to 10 ml tid.

Important side effects

Important drug interactions

Rants and Screeds

Why are so many people on systemic antifungals on topical nystatin as well? It always bugs me.

Pearls

Treatment of choice

Use for

Topical and oral Candida.

Don't use for

Class

Polyene.