Drugs included Topical nystatin is effective against Candida (but not against dermatophyte infections, thus requiring a definite diagnosis ).
nystatin suspension is often prescribed (1ml qds ).
Nystatin however, binds to ergosterol and alters membrane permeability and hence allows leakage of intracellular contents.
Some of the most-used prescriptions are nystatin mouthwashes (Nilstat or Nitrostat) and clotrimazole lozenges.
If the seborrheic dermatitis is complicated by a yeast infection, an ointment containing anti-yeast medications such as nystatin is applied to the infected area three or four times daily.
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