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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

  • Fungal infections - relatively broad spectrum antifungal agent.
  • Particularly effective in dogs and cats for alimentary candidiasis , specificallyCandida albicans  Candida albicans  .

Administration

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Derived from The Small Animal Formulary (1999) 3rd edn. Ed: Tennant B. British Small Animal Veterinary Association.
  • Derived fromT he Veterinary Formulary (1998) 4th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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