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Nystatin (Topical)

Basics

Name

Nystatin (Topical)

Pronunciation

(nye STAT in)

Brand Names: US

  • Nyamyc
  • Nyata [DSC]
  • Nystop

Therapeutic Category

  • Antifungal Agent, Topical
  • Antifungal Agent, Vaginal

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Nystatin may be confused with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (also known as "statins"; eg, atorvaSTATin, fluvastatin, lovastatin, pitavastatin, pravastatin, rosuvastatin, simvastatin), Nitrostat

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