Nystan (Nystatin) Oral Suspension

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Nystan (Nystatin) Oral Suspension
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Nystatin Oral Thrush Treatment

Nystan Oral Suspension is an easy-to-use, fast-acting anti-fungal medicine used to clear up symptoms of oral thrush leaving your mouth feeling soothed and comfortable. It contains the prescription-strength anti-fungal nystatin.

You can buy Nystan online from The Independent Pharmacy in a few easy steps. Just fill in our short online consultation for one of our medical team to approve and you can get your oral thrush treatment delivered straight to your door as quickly as the next working day.

  • Suitable for age:18 Years +
  • Maximum per order:1
  • Consultation required?Yes

Nystan (Nystatin) Information

  • What is Nystan?

    Nystan oral suspension is an anti-fungal, antibiotic medicine used to prevent and treat oral thrush in people over the age of 18 years. Each 30ml bottle contains the active ingredient nystatin and comes with a built-in applicator making it quick and easy to apply directly to the mouth.

    What is Nystan Oral Suspension used for?

    Nystan contains the active ingredient nystatin, which is an anti-fungal agent, effective for the treatment of oral thrush.

    If you are over 18 years old and are struggling with oral irritation caused by thrush you can get a prescription of Nystan online through The Independent Pharmacy and get your treatment started without waiting to see your GP.

    If you struggle with repeated cases of oral thrush, you can read our oral thrush prevention advice to find out what you can do to reduce the likeliness of your symptoms returning.

    How does Nystan work?

    The anti-fungal ingredient nystatin, when used as an oral suspension, kills the fungus that causes thrush by targeting the infection generating the contents of the cells to leak making it impossible for them to expand or survive.

    Nystan gets to work quickly because it is applied directly to the source of the fungal infection. Most people will see and feel a noticeable improvement to their condition within the first two days of use.

    Alternatives to Nystatin

    Nystatin is an effective, prescription-only treatment for oral thrush and as such we are only available to prescribe treatment for those aged 18 years and over online.

    Daktarin Oral Gel is an over-the-counter oral thrush treatment that can be provided by our pharmacy team to adults and children aged over 4 months.


  • Nystan warnings

    Please make sure to read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly before using Nystan.

    • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Nystan if you have a fungal infection in the lungs or on the skin.
    • Speak to a doctor before using Nystan if you are currently taking or have recently stopped taking any other prescribed or non-prescribed medicines.

    Nystan & pregnancy

    If you are pregnant or breast-feeding and suffering with oral thrush ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using Nystan.

  • How to take Nystan

    • Adults over 18 years old should use 1ml 4 times a day.
    • Using the measuring dropper, drop dose into the mouth, swill the contents around your mouth and throat slowly and then swallow.
    • You should continue to use the treatment for 48 hours after your symptoms have cleared to avoid becoming reinfected.
    • If your symptoms do not improve or have worsened within 14 days of treatment you should speak to a doctor or pharmacist for advice.

    Nystan is for oral use only. Please make sure to read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly before using Nystan.

  • Nystan ingredients

    The active substance in Nystan: Each 1ml contains 100,000 units of nystatin.

    The inactive ingredients in Nystan: ethanol, glycerine, methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E218), hydrochloric acid, sodium hydroxide, propyl parahydroxybenzoate (E216), sodium carboxymethylcellulose (E466), sodium phosphate, sucrose.

    Please make sure to read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly before using Nystan.

  • Nystan side effects

    Like all medicines, Nystan can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them or experiences them in the same way.

    If you experience any severe side effects or allergic reaction you should see a medical professional as soon as possible by attending your nearest emergency department.

    If you are worried about any other side effects, they do not improve once you have stopped using Nystan or they get worse speak to a doctor or pharmacist for advice.

    The most common side effects associated with Nystan are:

    • Nausea, sickness and diarrhoea
    • Bloating, stomach cramps or indigestion
    • Rashes

    Please make sure to read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly before using Nystan.

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