MORONAL, nystatin, fungal infection, oral mucosa, buccal mucosa film-coated tablets
Areas nystatin of application:
- Fungal infections with yeast fungi (Candida), such as:
- Fungal infections of the gastrointestinal area
- Fungal infection of the stomach - Intestinal area in the case of a weakened immune system, caused by illness or treatment with immune-suppressing drugs such as cortisone
- Elimination of the yeast fungus reservoir in the gastrointestinal area (intestinal rehabilitation) in the event of a simultaneous fungal infestation, for example of the vagina or oral
The total dose nystatin should not be exceeded without consulting a doctor or pharmacist.
Type of application?
Take the medicine with liquid (e.g. 1 glass of water).
Duration of use?
The duration of use depends on the type of symptoms and/or the course of the disease. Ask this in doubt, your doctor or pharmacist. The application period should be at least 2 weeks. The application should be continued for a few days even after you have been free of symptoms.
There are no known overdose symptoms. If in doubt consult your doctor.
Forgot to take?
Continue taking it as normal (i.e. not double the amount) at the next prescribed time.
In general, pay attention to a conscientious dosage, especially for babies, small children and the elderly. If in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist about any effects or precautions.
A dosage prescribed by the doctor may deviate from the information on the package leaflet. Therefore, since the doctor adjusts them individually, you should use the medicine according to his instructions.
Mode of nystatin action:
How does the ingredient in the drug work?
The active ingredient damages the outer shell, the so-called cell membrane of fungi. This shell thus loses some of its functions, cell components leak out and the cell can dissolve. Depending on the concentration of the active ingredient, the growth and reproduction of the fungi are inhibited or killed directly.
What speaks against an application?
- Hypersensitivity to the ingredients
Which age group should be considered?
- Premature babies: The medicine may only be used after consulting a doctor or under medical supervision.
- Children and adolescents under 18 years of age: There are no dosage information for this age group.
What about pregnancy and lactation?
- Pregnancy: According to current knowledge, the medicine has no harmful effects on the development of your child or the birth.
- Breast-feeding: According to current knowledge, there are no indications that the drug should not be used during breast-feeding.
If you have been prescribed the drug despite a contraindication, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. The therapeutic benefit can be higher than the risk that the use involves in the event of a contraindication.
Side nystatin effects:
What side effects can occur?
Only side effects that have only occurred in exceptional cases so far are described for the drug.
If you notice any discomfort or changes during treatment, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
For the information at this point, side effects are primarily taken into account that occur in at least one in 1,000 patients treated.
Important nystatin information:
What should you consider?
- Be careful if you are allergic to fungal agents (e.g. nystatin)!
- Be careful if you are allergic to binding agents (e.g. carboxymethyl cellulose with the E number E 466)!
- Be careful if you are allergic to talc!
- Be careful if you are allergic to dyes (e.g. Tartrazine (E 102), Fast Yellow (E 105), Sunset Yellow (E 110) and Ponceau 4R (E 124))!