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Nystatin

Introduction

Name

  • Nystatin.

Class of drug

  • Antifungal agent.

Description

Molecular formula

  • C47H75NO17.

Storage requirements

  • Store below 25° C. Protect from light.
  • Use after 3 months of first opening.

Uses

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Indications

  • Relatively broad spectrum anti-fungal agent, noted for its activity aganist Candida spp. particularlyC. albicans Candida albicans.

Administration

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Engelen M A C M (2000)Efficacy on non-acaracidal containing otic preparations in the treatment of otoacariasis in dogs and cats.Vet Rec147, 567-569.

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA. ISBN: 0 905214 44 7

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