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I have oral thrush from my steroid in haler (Pulmicort) and

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I have oral thrush from my steroid in haler (Pulmicort) and have been taking Nystatin for 7 days have 5 days left on script directions----if its not gone in 7 days do I need to go on something stronger?
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: White film on tongue and some sores on side of tongue
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: Thrush symptoms for two weeks. I have had it before after taking Pulmicort but Nystatin always cleared it right away. I have to take inhaler once a day. wondering if I should return to Pulmanoligist for a different inhaler?
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Does Nystatin have a shelf life

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Yes, at that point you would need oral diflucan

nystatin has a shelf life of 1 year like most other drugs.

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