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When certain medications are taken together with Axid, drug interactions can potentially occur. Some of the drugs that may potentially interact with Axid include ketoconazole, atazanavir, itraconazole, and aspirin. Axid drug interactions can increase your risk of side effects or make some drugs less effective.

Axid Drug Interactions: An Overview

Axid® (nizatidine) can potentially interact with a few other medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to Axid interactions include:
 
  • Aspirin
  • Atazanavir (Reyataz®)
  • Itraconazole (Sporanox®)
  • Ketoconazole (Nizoral®).
     

Axid Interactions Explained

 
Aspirin
Combining Axid with very high doses of aspirin can raise the level of aspirin in your body, increasing your risk of side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before combining Axid with very high doses of aspirin.
 
Atazanavir (Reyataz)
Taking Axid with atazanavir can decrease the absorption of atazanavir into the body, perhaps making it less effective. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to increase your dose of atazanavir or suggest an alternative to Axid.
 
Itraconazole (Sporanox)
Taking Axid with itraconazole can decrease the absorption of itraconazole into the body, perhaps making it less effective. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to increase your dose of itraconazole or suggest an alternative to Axid.
 
Ketoconazole (Nizoral)
Taking Axid with ketoconazole can decrease the absorption of ketoconazole into the body, perhaps making it less effective. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to increase your dose of ketoconazole or suggest a substitution for Axid.
 
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