NYSTATIN, vaginal tablet

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    Therapeutic action

    • Antifungal

    Indications

    • Vaginal candidiasis

    Forms and strengths, route of administration

    • 100 000 IU vaginal tablet

    Dosage and duration

    • Adult: one tablet once daily at bedtime for 14 days

     

    Tablets must be moistened and inserted high into the vagina.

    Contra-indications, adverse effects, precautions

    • May cause (rarely): local irritation, allergic reactions.
    • Pregnancy: no contra-indication
    • Breast-feeding: no contra-indication

    Remarks

    • Do not interrupt treatment during menstruation.
    • Prefer clotrimazole 500 mg vaginal tablet as a single dose for this indication.

    Storage

     
    –  Below 25 °C 
    Once a tablet is removed from the packaging, it must be used immediately.