Take the drug on prescription for genital and vaginal candidiasis, vaginal exocervical, lamoree, vaginal itching, vulvovaginal, candidiasis of the mouth caused by various reasons, including the consumption of large amounts of antibiotics. If you have an anti-bacterial treatment at the same time the doctor may prescribe the method of "Nystatin" in order to prevent the development of fungal diseases.
Dose "Nystatin" for adult patients is 500 thousand UNITS to 4 times daily or 250 thousand MEALS up to 8 times a day. In severe candidiasis, the dose may be increased to 500 thousand UNITS to be taken up to 8 times a day.
Children up to 1 year "Nystatin" by a doctor-paediatrician at a dose of about one-fourth tablets of 250 thousand IU, 3 times a day. From 1 year to 3 years – 250 thousand UNITS to 4 times a day, from 3 years – 250 thousand MEALS to 4-6 times a day. Depending on the severity of the disease the doctor may recommend to increase the daily dose in half.
The duration of the course of treatment prescribed by the doctor individually for each patient. The average duration of "Nystatin" is from 10 to 14 days. Chronic candidiasis treated several courses with breaks in 14 days.
When receiving the "Nystatin" in the form of ointment, apply a thin layer to affected areas 2-3 times a day within the period specified by the doctor.
The drug is in the form of candles, use 2 times a day for 14 days. If symptoms have not disappeared, make a two-week break and repeat the reception. Local treatment can be combined with the internal use of the drug.
If during treatment "Nystatin" you have increased body temperature, there chills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, allergic reactions, immediately discontinue use and consult your doctor. Side effects develop infrequently and are reversible.
"Nystatin" can be applied not only to children but also to pregnant women on medical advice.