Drug Interactions With Nizatidine

Taking certain medications at the same time can potentially lead to drug interactions. With nizatidine, interactions may occur if the medicine is taken along with ketoconazole, atazanavir, or itraconazole, among other drugs. Nizatidine drug interactions can decrease the absorption of some drugs in your body, make certain drugs less effective, or increase your risk of side effects.

Drug Interactions With Nizatidine: An Overview

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

Interactions With Nizatidine Explained

 
Aspirin
Combining nizatidine 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 nizatidine with very high doses of aspirin.
 
Atazanavir (Reyataz)
Taking nizatidine 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 nizatidine.
 
Itraconazole (Sporanox)
Taking nizatidine 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 nizatidine.

Nizatidine (Axid)

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