Oral nystatin is an antifungal drug used to treat yeast infections of the mouth (thrush), primarily in people with weakened immune systems. Doctors of natural medicine occasionally prescribe nystatin to treat yeast overgrowth in the intestines.
From Topical Intro
Nystatin is used topically, either alone or in combination with triamcinolone (Mycolog II®), to treat yeast infections of the skin. It is classified as an antifungal drug.
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