Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Bio-Statin

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Mycostatin Suspension
  2. Nadostine
  3. Nadostine Sucrose-Free
  4. Nilstat Drops
  5. Nilstat Powder
  6. Nyaderm
  7. Pms-Nystatin


Nystatin belongs to the group of medicines called antifungals. The dry powder, lozenge (pastille), and liquid forms of this medicine are used to treat fungus infections in the mouth.

Nystatin is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although this use is not included in product labeling, nystatin is used in certain patients with the following medical condition:

  • Candidiasis, oral (fungus infection of the mouth) (prevention)

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule
  • Tablet
  • Suspension