Mycostatin


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Mycostatin

(ˌmaɪkəʊˈstætɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) (in the US and Australia) a brand of nystatin
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Noun1.Mycostatin - an antifungal and antibiotic (trade names Mycostatin and Nystan) discovered in New York State; derived from soil fungi actinomycetes
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
antifungal, antifungal agent, antimycotic, antimycotic agent, fungicide - any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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References in periodicals archive ?
Epic Pharma last month introduced nystatin topical powder, USP, the generic equivalent of Mycostatin. Nystatin is indicated for the treatment of cutaneous or mucocutaneous mycotic fungal infections of the skin.
Patients in both groups then received chemo/radiotherapy in addition to the routine oral hygiene (Lidocaine, Mycostatin, Daktarin mouth gel, and mouth wash).
Blood samples for blood culture were obtained and vancomycin, cefotaxim, and metronidazole treatment directed to potential agents and oral care with mycostatin were initiated.