A six-month-old is being treated for thrush with Nystatin (mycostatin) oral suspension. The nurse should administer the medication by: Placing it in a small amount of applesauce Using a cotton-tipped swabAdding it to the infants formulaPlacing it in 2-3oz. of water Explanation. A cotton-tipped swab is used to apply the suspension to the affected areas. Answers A C and D are incorrect because they do not ensure that the medication reaches the affected areas.