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nys·ta·tin

 (nĭs′tə-tĭn)
n.
An antibiotic, C46H77NO19, produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces noursei and used to treat fungal infections.

[ N(ew) Y(ork) Stat(e Health Department Laboratory)laboratory where it was first isolated + -in.]

nystatin

(ˈnɪstətɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) an antibiotic obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces noursei: used in the treatment of infections caused by certain fungi, esp Candida albicans
[C20: from New York State, where it was originated + -in]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nystatin - 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
Translations

nystatin

n nistatina
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Epic Pharma last month introduced nystatin topical powder, USP, the generic equivalent of Mycostatin.
The patient's first evaluation had been 3 days prior; nystatin cream was prescribed, and the parents applied it twice a day but without improvement to the rash.
The aim of the current study was to investigate the potential efficacy of the pomegranate peel extract as a safe and efficient alternative antifungal drug and to evaluate the in vivo antifungal activity of the Persian pomegranate peel extract against oral candidiasis and compare it with nystatin.
Wells containing pure solvents (100 [micro]l) were used as a negative control, while wells containing standard antimicrobials (chloramphenicol for bacteria and nystatin for fungi) served as a positive control (50 ]micro]g/ml).
Healthcare company Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) (TASE:PRGO) reported on Wednesday the receipt of final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its AB rated Abbreviated New Drug Application referencing Mycolog II Cream (nystatin and triamcinolone acetonide cream USP, 100,000 units/gram and 1 mg/gram).
Therefore, the test groups consisted of citral and the licensed drug nystatin (Sigma-Aldrich, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil).
Moreover, all candida species were susceptible to amphotericin B, econazole, fluconazole, ketoconazole and nystatin (100% each).
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In this in vivo study, Nystatin was incorporated into tissue conditioner (TC) for the treatment of denture induced stomatitis and investigated the effectiveness of this combination against candida albicans.
Following antifungal agents were used: Nystatin 100units, fluconazole 10[micro]g, itraconazole 10[micro]g, voriconazole 1[micro]g and amphotericin B 100units.
Therefore, present work on mycotic cause of sub-clinical intramammary infections and use of Nystatin as antifungal drug in crossbred cows was planned.