Axid (Nizatidine)

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    Axid (Nizatidine) Product Information

    Axid is prescription medication given to those who suffer from excess stomach acid. It is a H-2 receptor blocker that  can be used to treat heartburn or GERD ( gastroesophageal reflux) , a condition that causes excessive burping, burning in your chest or throat, and a sour taste in your mouth.

    Order Axid or Generic Nizatidine Online

    We carry Axid capsules as well as Nizatidine, the generic capsules. Both are available in the 150 mg dose, but only the generic is available in 300mg. Axid is manufactured by Pendopharm. To compare costs, simply select the dosage box above for more details.

    This is a prescription only medication, and we can only process an order once a copy of your prescription has been provided. You can forward your prescription via email to [email protected], fax it to 1-855-776-0006, or use the "Rx Upload" feature on our website to upload a scanned copy.

    If you need assistance or have questions, please call us toll free at 1-855-776-0079 or chat with one of our agents on our site.

    How is Axid dosage taken?

    Your doctor will tell you how you should take Axid and there will also be clear advice printed on the leaflet provided. This should be followed and dosage not changed or length of use altered.

    When taking the medication, also drink a full glass of water. It should be taken less than an hour before you are going to eat or drink something that may trigger heartburn.

    If symptoms worsen or are still present after 2 weeks, contact the doctor.

    Side Effects

    There might not be any side effects felt, but if there are you need to know if medical attention is required. Emergency help will be required if you suffer from:

    • Hives
    • Breathing problems
    • Swollen face, throat or tongue

    Other symptoms will require you to stop using Axid and get in touch with a doctor. They are:

    • Heartburn that is getting worse
    • Pains in the chest
    • Shortness of breath
    • Feeling light-headed
    • Jaundice


    Your doctor needs to know if you are allergic to Axid or other medication for heartburn such as Zantac or Pepcid. Heartburn and heart attacks are similar when it comes to the symptoms so if you have certain symptoms get medical health. They include:

    • Chest pain
    • Nausea
    • Pain in the shoulder or arm
    • Sweating
    • General malaise

    Other side effects that doctors need to know about before you start taking Axid:

    • Pain when eating
    • Stools that contain blood
    • Coughing up blood
    • Unusual weight loss
    • Heartburn that has lasted for more than 12 weeks.
    • Kidney or liver disease in the past

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    The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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