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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.

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albicans isolates from diabetic patients were highly susceptible to amphotericin B, fluconazole and nystatin (100%) while 100% of them were resistant to econazole and 75% were resistant to miconazole.
Conclusion: Nystatin (500,000 units) when combined with tissue conditioner was effective against candida albicans and can be an effective treatment in non-compliant DIS patients.
fumigatus were subjected to in-vitro antifungal drug sensitivity against Amphotericin-B, Clotrimazole, Nystatin and Fluconazole.
Vaginal nystatin versus oral fluconazole for the treatment for recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis.
In vitro antifungal activity of two tissue conditioners combined with nystatin, Miconazole and Fluconazole against candida albicans.
In vitro pharmacodynamic characteristics of nystatin including time-kill and postantifungal effect.
Patients who had not improved after 1 month received either oral nystatin or amphotericin B.
glabrata vulvovaginitis was achieved by 15 of 16 women (94%) treated with a nystatin vaginal suppository, compared with 8 of 19 (42%) given a miconazole nitrate vaginal suppository, 5 of 9 (56%) given oral fluconazole (Diflucan) and 7 of 15 (47%) given oral itraconazole (Sporanox).
glabrata vulvovaginitis was achieved by 15 of 16 women (94%) treated with a nystatin vaginal suppository, compared with 8 of 19 (42%) given a rrnconazole nitrate vaginal suppository, 5 of 9 (56%) given oral fluconazole (Diflucan) and 7 of 15 (47%) given oral ltraconazole (Sporanox).
Nystatin in denture liners- an alternative treatment of denture stomatitis.
Nystatin is a widely used polyene antibiotic because it is very active against most pathogenic fungi such as Candida and Aspergillus.
Even though I meticulously cleaned the TEP and used prophylactic nystatin, leakage of fluids occurred within 5 to 20 days.