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Mycolog-II (Nystatin / Triamcinolone Acetonide Topical) - Summary

 
 



MYCOLOG-II SUMMARY

MYCOLOG®-II
Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream USP

MYCOLOG-II Cream (Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream) for dermatologic use contains the antifungal agent nystatin and the synthetic corticosteroid triamcinolone acetonide. Nystatin is a polyene antimycotic obtained from Streptomyces noursei. It is a yellow to light tan powder with a cereal-like odor, very slightly soluble in water, and slightly to sparingly soluble in alcohol.

MYCOLOG-II (Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream) is indicated for the treatment of cutaneous candidiasis; it has been demonstrated that the nystatin-steroid combination provides greater benefit than the nystatin component alone during the first few days of treatment.


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Published Studies Related to Mycolog-II (Nystatin / Triamcinolone Topical)

The significance of ethylenediamine hydrochloride dermatitis caused by a "generic" nystatin-triamcinolone II cream. [1988.04]
Generic Myco-Triacet II Cream would seem to be analogous to Mycolog II Cream. However, Myco-Triacet II Cream still contains the common and potent sensitizer, ethylenediamine hydrochloride, which is no longer present in Mycolog II Cream.This is another instance in which a rose by an other name does not smell as sweet.

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