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An antibiotic used chiefly to treat fungal infections.
- ‘Further treatment with a combination cream that included topical steroid, antibiotic, and nystatin was also ineffective.’
- ‘In a previous work, we began to exploit the intrinsic fluorescence properties of the tetrane-containing antibiotic nystatin.’
- ‘Compounds such as clotrimazole and nystatin are used to treat human fungal infections.’
- ‘Intravaginal nystatin or boric acid pessaries are alternative treatments’
- ‘All patients must abide by a vigorous oral care routine including either clotrimazole or nystatin, both of which are anti-fungal agents.’
1950s: from N(ew) Y(ork) Stat(e) (where it was developed) + -in.
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