NYSTATIN, vaginal tablet

Therapeutic action

– Antifungal


– 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


– 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.