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Antimycotic vs. Nystatin

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Antimycoticadjective

That inhibits the growth of fungi; antifungal

Nystatinnoun

(pharmaceutical drug) An antifungal drug that is derived from a soil actinomycete (Streptomyces noursei) used especially against Candida.

Antimycoticnoun

An antimycotic agent.

Nystatinnoun

An antifungal antibiotic, extracted from fermentation broths of the soil actinomycete Streptomyces noursei and other actinomycetes; called also fungicidin. It is a polyene macrolide antibiotic, and consists of several related components. Component nystatin A1 has formula C47H75NO17.

Antimycoticnoun

any agent that destroys or prevents the growth of fungi

Nystatinnoun

an antifungal and antibiotic (trade names Mycostatin and Nystan) discovered in New York State; derived from soil fungi actinomycetes

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Nystatin

Nystatin, sold under the brandname Mycostatin among others, is an antifungal medication. It is used to treat Candida infections of the skin including diaper rash, thrush, esophageal candidiasis, and vaginal yeast infections.

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