Nystatin is an prescription anti-fungal ointment used to treat infections that are fungal in nature. Nystatin is generally safe and has very mild side effects, if any. Serious side effects should be reported to a doctor immediately.
Nystatin is used to treat candidiasis, which is a fungal skin infection. Nystatin kills fungus and prevents it from growing. It commonly prescribed for ringworm, athlete's foot, vaginal yeast infections and fungal diaper rash infections.
Redness Side Effect
Nystatin may cause the skin to appear red during treatment.
Itching Side Effect
The skin that is treated with Nystatin may be itchy. If itching is severe, a doctor should be contacted.
Irritation Sdie Effect
Nystatin may cause the skin to be irritated in general. Irritation should be mild.
If an allergic reaction occurs after applying Nystatin, you should stop using the medication immediately. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include breathing difficulties, hives, facial swelling and swelling of the lips, tongue or throat. Other allergic symptoms may include blistering and extreme itching.