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Topical Antifungals

Topical antifungals are used for treating a variety of conditions affecting the skin, nails, mouth, ears, and more. As fungal infections of these areas are common, topical antifungals are some of the most frequently prescribed compounded medications. There are several antifungals that have been available commercially for many years. Nystatin, for example, was first discovered in the 1950s. However the dosage strengths and methods of administration can often be limited.…
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Nystatin Oral Suspension

Nystatin oral suspension may be used to treat fungal infections of the mouth and esophagus. Fungal infections are common in patients with compromised immune systems and they frequently occur after treatment courses of antibiotics. They may be found when an individual has dentures, suffers from diabetes or anemia, uses inhaled corticosteroids, or smokes. Currently, commercially available versions of nystatin oral suspension are experiencing manufacturer shortages. Until the shortages are resolved,…
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