noun. an antifungal and antibiotic (trade names Mycostatin and Nystan) discovered in New York State; derived from soil fungi actinomycetes.
- antimycotic agent
- antibiotic drug
- antifungal agent
Example sentences of the word nystatin
1. Noun, singular or mass
Keeping the area dry by sprinkling antifungal powder, such as nystatin (Nystop powder), under the breasts can also help.
Your infant will probably need to be reevaluated by your doctor to determine if nystatin treatment should be continued.
3. Coordinating conjunction
The antibiotic anti-infectives that are readily available are Neomycin and Polymyxin B; ciprofloxacin (Cetraxal); ofloxacin (Floxcin Otic); gentamycin; gramicidin; nystatin; and framycetin.
4. Verb, base form
Some infants may develop an allergic reaction to nystatin.
5. Noun, plural
Applying a prescription medication, such as nystatin**, may also help stop the yeast growth on the face.