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Axid Capsule

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Composition for Axid Capsule

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Primary uses of Axid Capsule

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
MRP
40.53
₹4.05/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Axid Capsule

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Uses of Axid Capsule

Axid Capsule is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
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Axid Capsule side effects

Common

Fatigue, Drowsiness, Headache, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Muscle pain.

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How to use Axid Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Axid Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Axid Capsule works

Axid Capsule is an H2 blocker. It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

In Depth Information on Axid Capsule

Expert advice for Axid Capsule

  • Axid is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take Axid before going to bed if you are taking this medicine once a day as it is very effective in controlling stomach acid released in the midnight.
  • If you are also taking an antacid, take it two hours before or after taking Axid.
  • Avoid taking soft drinks, citrus fruits like orange and lemon, which can irritate the stomach and increase acid secretion.
  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking Axid for two weeks or 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
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Axid Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Axid Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol use can increase acid secretion, acid reflux in food pipe causing heartburn and decreasing effect of this drug. Also, Nizatidine can decrease alcohol breakdown and increase its level in blood.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Axid Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Axid Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Axid Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Axid Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Axid Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Axid Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Axid Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Axid Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Axid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Axid with Nevirapine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nevirapine: Nevimune, Nevipan, Nevir, Nevirex, Neviretro
Axid with Efavirenz
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Efavirenz: Evirenz, Estiva, Efamat, Efferven, Efcure, Viranz, Efavir
Axid with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Disorb, Gludase, AC Z, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck, Acarex, Lysibay
Axid with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Axid with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Axid with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Axid with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Axid with Terbinafine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine, Phyte, Tebisure
Axid with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol
Axid with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Axid with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Axid with Cyclosporine
MODERATE
Axid with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Axid with Warfarin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Axid with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell, Thrombonil
Axid with Glipizide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol, Glez, Diacon, Glibetic, Glyzip, Aviglip, Gluconil
Axid with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil, Getrol, Glucosafe, Semi Codica
Axid with Fosphenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Axid with Phenindione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Axid with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Axid with Voriconazole
MINOR
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier, Verz
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