Were you looking for information about Nystatin? Niastatin is a common misspelling of nystatin.
Nystatin is a medication commonly used for treating yeast infections, thrush, and various other fungal infections. It is available by prescription only and comes in many different forms, including creams, ointments, powder, tablets, vaginal tablets, and oral suspension (liquid).

Nystatin is only effective for fungal infections on the surface of the body (which can be treated with ointments, creams, or powders) or those of the digestive tract (which can be treated with oral forms of the medicine).
(To learn more about this drug, click Nystatin. This article covers topics such as dosing information, potential side effects, and warnings. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on nystatin.)
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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