An Introduction to Nystatin Side Effects
As with any medicine, side effects are possible with nystatin
. However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with nystatin. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of nystatin side effects with you.)
Possible Side Effects of Nystatin
Nystatin is remarkably unlikely to cause significant side effects. In fact, there are not any common side effects for most nystatin products. For instance, for nystatin skin products (such as cream or powder), side effects are reported in less than 0.1 percent of people.
For the nystatin skin products, some of the reported bothersome (but not typically dangerous) side effects include:
- Pain when applying the product.
For the oral nystatin products, some of the reported bothersome (but not typically dangerous) side effects include:
For nystatin vaginal tablets, irritation has been reported.