Nystatin is an antifungal that works by stopping the growth of fungus. Nystatin comes in cream and ointment form.
Nystatin topical (for the skin) is used to treat fungal skin infections caused by yeast. It can also be used to treat diaper rash in infants.
Nystatin cream – vaginal. This is used to treat vaginal fungal infections, commonly called vaginal yeast infections. It helps to reduce redness, itchiness, and irritating discharge.
Side effects: skin irritation or redness may occur. Serious allergic reactions are unlikely but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.