What Are The Uses Of Natamycin?
Natamycin is also known as pimaricin is a naturally occurring antifungal agent produced during fermentation by the bacterium Streptomyces natalensis which is found in soil and is used both as topical drug and oral drug. It is used in the treatment of following conditions:
It is also sometimes prescribed for treating fungal infections like Aspergillus, Candida, Fusarium, Cephalosporium, and Penicillium, though the effectiveness of natamycin as an oral drug is very limited.
What Are The Side Effects Of Natamycin?
Some common side effects that may occur after taking natamycin are:
- Eye discomfort (redness, stinging or burning), irritation
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Natamycin?