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Side effect(s) of Nizatidine

Read the side effects of Nizatidine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal: Diarrhea, constipation, nausea, dry mouth, stomach pain

Cardiovascular system: Vasculitis (swelling of blood vessels), abnormal heartbeat

Central Nervous System: Headache, anxiety, dizziness, lack of sleep, nervousness, drowsiness, abnormal dreams

Respiratory: Rhinitis, swelling of sinuses, pharyngitis, cough, wheezing or difficulty in breathing

Skin: Rashes, Sweating, pruritus, erythema multiforme, toxic epidermal necrolysis

Others: Hyperuricemia, abnormal liver enzyme levels, amblyopia (lazy eye or decreased eyesight), blood disorders (hemolytic anemia or thrombocytopenia), joint pain, impotence or decreased libido and rarely gynecomastia

Other Precautions :  Caution is required while treating severely ill or elderly patients due to occurrence of few psychiatric reactions such as depression, hallucination or confusion.
In case of overdosage, contact the nearest poison control center where the use of activated charcoal, emesis or gastric lavage can be considered.

Drug Name : Nizatidine

Nizatidine generic is prescribed for the treatment of active duodenal ulcer, active benign gastric ulcer, and in cases of heartburn , acid indigestion or sour stomach due to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Nizatidine is used as a maintenance therapy for duodenal ulcer conditions after the healing of an active duodenal ulcer. Nizatidine works by lowering the amount of gastric acid by inhibiting its secretion, thereby promoting the healing of the ulcer.
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