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Axid® (nizatidine) is a medication that is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), duodenal ulcers, and gastric ulcers. The over-the-counter (OTC) version is also used to treat heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach. Axid belongs to a class of drugs called H2 blockers, which work by blocking a specific kind of histamine receptor to reduce the amount of acid produced by the stomach.
A few common side effects of Axid include dizziness, weakness, and diarrhea. If you happen to overdose on the drug, be sure to seek medical attention right away. Symptoms of an overdose can include watery eyes, increased salivation, and constricted pupils (specific symptoms can vary and are dependent on certain factors).
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