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Nizatidine Capsules
Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers
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Drug Name:

Nizatidine Capsules Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Nizatidine 150mg; caps.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Nizatidine Capsules:

Active duodenal ulcer. Maintenance of healed duodenal ulcer. Benign gastric ulcer. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): including heartburn and erosive and ulcerative esophagitis.

Adult:

Active duodenal or benign gastric ulcer: 300mg daily at bedtime or 150mg twice daily, both for up to 8 weeks. Maintenance: 150mg daily at bedtime. GERD: 150mg twice daily for up to 12 weeks. Renal impairment: see literature.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Rule out malignant gastric ulceration. Renal insufficiency, reduce dose (see literature). Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

May elevate serum salicylate levels in high-dose aspirin patients.

See Also:

AXID ORAL SOLUTION

Pharmacological Class:

H2 blocker.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, anemia, diarrhea, dizziness, sweating, rhinitis, urticaria.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Axid.

How Supplied:

Caps—contact supplier; Soln—480mL

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