Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers:

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.


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.


Not recommended.


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

See Also:

Pharmacologic Class:

H2 blocker.


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

Adverse Reactions:

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


Formerly known under the brand name Axid.

How Supplied:

Caps—contact supplier; Soln—480mL