Axid Oral Solution
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Axid Oral Solution
Axid Oral Solution Side Effects Center
Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Axid (nizatidine) Oral Solution is a histamine-2 blocker used to treat ulcers in the stomach and intestines. It also treats heartburn and erosive esophagitis caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which acid backs up from the stomach into the esophagus. This medication is available in generic form. Common side effects include headache, dizziness, or diarrhea.
The recommended oral dosage for adults depends on the condition being treated and usually ranges from 150 mg to 300 mg once or twice daily. Consult your doctor for your specific dosing. Axid may interact with aspirin. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Axid should be used only if prescribed. Very small amounts of this drug pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Our Axid (nizatidine) Oral Solution Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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Axid Oral Solution in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using nizatidine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- pale skin, feeling light-headed or short of breath, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating;
- unusual bleeding, purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin;
- skin rash, bruising, severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness;
- fever, confusion; or
- jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
Less serious side effects may include:
- headache, dizziness;
- mild rash;
- diarrhea; or
- runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, cough.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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Axid Oral Solution Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: confusion, breast swelling/soreness in males.
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: easy bruising/bleeding, signs of infection (e.g., fever, cough, trouble breathing), fast/pounding heartbeat, unusual tiredness, persistent nausea/vomiting, severe stomach/abdominal pain, dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
In the US -
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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Axid Oral Solution FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
Adverse Reactions (Pediatric)
In controlled clinical trials in pediatric patients (age 2 to 18 years), nizatidine was found to be generally safe and well tolerated. The principal adverse experiences (> 5%) were pyrexia, nasopharyngitis, diarrhea, vomiting, irritability, nasal congestion and cough. Most adverse events were mild or moderate in severity. Mild elevations in serum transaminase (1-2 x ULN) were noted in some patients. One subject experienced a seizure by EEG diagnosis after taking Axid® Oral Solution 2.5 mg/kg BID for 23 days. The adverse reactions reported for nizatidine may also occur with Axid® Oral Solution.
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