Author Details
Written By
PhD (Pharmacology), PGDPRA
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated:
18 Feb 2020 | 05:26 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Nistin 100000IU Ointment

Store at room temperature (10-30°C)


Nistin 100000IU Ointment is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of fungal skin infections. It kills the fungi that cause skin infections and thus treats the infection.

Nistin 100000IU Ointment is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. The affected area should be clean and dry before application of the ointment. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. To avoid relapse, continue the use of this medicine even if symptoms begin to clear up.

Some common side effects include skin irritation, redness or itching at the site of application. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Avoid direct contact of the cream or ointment with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water and seek immediate medical attention.

Uses of Nistin Ointment

Side effects of Nistin Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Nistin

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Nistin Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment.

How Nistin Ointment works

Nistin 100000IU Ointment is an antifungal medication. It kills fungi by destroying the fungal cell membrane.

Safety Advice

No interaction found/established
Nistin 100000IU Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Nistin 100000IU Ointment is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Nistin 100000IU Ointment via licking.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Nistin Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Nistin 100000IU Ointment, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Nistin 100000IU Ointment should be applied once or twice a day or as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not use this medicine more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • Do not cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by a doctor, as this may increase the risk of side effects.
  • Inform your doctor if the treated skin area does not improve after 2 weeks of treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Polyene antibiotics
Habit Forming

Patient Concerns

Hi regards i m having this problem of pain nd blackness on one side of my right thumb and now its paining to and have become quiet worse I M ATTACHING PIC OF THE EFFECTED AREA plss suggest me what to be done
Dr. Atul Jain
You are having fungal infectionsYou should visit skin specialist for proper oral treatment. Meanwhile apply mupi ointment twice a day
Got fungal infections around my private parts. Can you please suggest me the best anti fungal cream?
Dr. Saurav Arora
apply sulphur ointment thrice daily.
Do you have any questions related to Nistin 100000IU Ointment ?

User Feedback


Q. What is Nistin 100000IU Ointment? What can it be used for?

Nistin 100000IU Ointment is an antifungal medicine which is used for the treatment against a wide variety of yeasts and yeast-like fungi. Nistin 100000IU Ointment exerts its antifungal action by damaging the cell membrane of fungi like Candida, thereby stopping its growth. It is used for the prevention and treatment of Candidal infections of the oral cavity, esophagus and intestinal tract. Most commonly, it is used to treat oral thrush (affecting inner lining of mouth) caused by Candida albicans. Nistin 100000IU Ointment is not active against bacteria, protozoa, or viruses.

Q. Does Nistin 100000IU Ointment treat ringworms?

Nistin 100000IU Ointment is not approved for the treatment of ringworm. Nistin 100000IU Ointment is more effective against yeast infections as compared to the fungus which causes ringworm. Antifungal agents like terbinafine, fluconazole, clotrimazole, miconazole can be used to treat ringworm infections.

Q. Can Nistin 100000IU Ointment be used on the face?

Yes, Nistin 100000IU Ointment can be used on face, but do not use this medicine without consulting your doctor. Take care not to apply it in or around your eyes. Also remember that it is ineffective against many common fungal infections and active only against yeast infections. Additionally, it should not be used on bacterial or virus infections.

Q. How do you use Nistin 100000IU Ointment cream?

Wash the affected area and dry it properly before application of the cream. Apply Nistin 100000IU Ointment cream to the affected area twice daily until complete healing or as directed by the physician. Remember to wash your hands after applying the medicine. Do not cover or bandage the affected area unless directed by your doctor. When used for diaper rash in infants, do not use tight-fitting diapers or plastic pants. Take care while using this medicine on your face. Avoid any contact with the eyes. Nistin 100000IU Ointment cream is preferred over ointment in areas like the armpits, the anogenital region, skin folds of the breasts and between the fingers and toes.

Related Products

Want to share the information?


1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.


  1. Bennett JE. Antifungal Agents. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 1589.
  2. Sheppard D, Lampiris HW. Antifungal Agents. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 842.
  3. Robertson DB, Maibach HI. Dermatologic Pharmacology. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 1052.
  4. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 1008.
  5. Nystatin. Norwich, Norfolk: Typharm Limited; 2005 [revised 27 Jan. 2016]. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  6. Nystatin. [Accessed 29 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

548 , Udai Marg , Tilak Nagar , Jaipur-302004 (Rajasthan)
3 gm in 1 tube


Orders Delivered
Get the link to download App

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited


1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant


Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mgdownArrow
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.