Nystatin

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nystatin

[′nis·təd·ən]
(microbiology)
C46H77NO19 An antifungal antibiotic produced by Streptomyces noursei ; used for the treatment of infections caused by Candida (Monilia) albicans.

Nystatin

 

an antifungal antibiotic. Nystatin is used in tablet form for the treatment and prophylaxis of candidiasis (seeCANDIDIASIS). A nystatin ointment is used externally.