What is Nizatidine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Axid Axid AR


Nizatidine is used for the treatment and maintenance of duodenal ulcer; treatment of benign gastric ulcer; treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); OTC tablet used for the prevention of meal-induced heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Acid reflux 5 0
Esophagitis 1 0
Gastric ulcer 1 1
Gastritis 1 0
Gastroparesis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nizatidine

Side effect Patients
Gastroparesis 1


Based on patients currently taking Nizatidine

Dosage Patients
22,500 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Nizatidine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Nizatidine


Currently taking Nizatidine

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Nizatidine

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Nizatidine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Pantoprazole (Protonix) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Nizatidine.