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OTC treatment for oral thrush?

(7 Posts)
WigWamBam Fri 29-Jul-05 14:27:05

My 4 year old dd has just told me that her tongue is sore, and it looks like she has thrush. I have an appointment to see the GP on Monday, but is there anything I can get from the chemist to treat it over the weekend? Can you buy Nystatin or something similar OTC?

WigWamBam Fri 29-Jul-05 14:27:40

I've got her eating live natural yoghurt, by the way ...

WigWamBam Fri 29-Jul-05 14:36:09


It's a long way to the nearest chemist and it'd be a real pain to get there and find there's nothing they can sell me.

KathH Fri 29-Jul-05 15:36:55

ds2 (10 mths) has just had oral thrush & was prescribed daktarin - i dont know if you can get it over the counter tho.

WigWamBam Fri 29-Jul-05 15:47:10

Thanks. When the rain stops I shall be hauling dd out to the chemist - hopefully there will be something I can buy OTC to help her.

fastasleep Fri 29-Jul-05 16:34:07

My DS is on daktarin now, we got it over the counter... (bet you've probaby already got it now though!)

WigWamBam Fri 29-Jul-05 16:59:49

Just on the way out now, fastasleep - thanks.

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