You should not use Axid if you are allergic to Nizatidine, or similar stomach medications such as ranitidine, cimetidine, or famotidine. To make sure this medication is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had pain when swallowing food, bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds, heartburn that has lasted longer than 3 months, heartburn that causes you to wheeze or feel like you might pass out, unusual weight loss, stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting, frequent chest pain, or kidney or liver disease. It is not known whether Axid will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medication without a doctors advice if you are pregnant. Axid can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. You should not breast-feed while using this medication. Do not give this medication to a child younger than 12 years old without the advice of a doctor. To help manage your heartburn symptoms, avoid certain things that can make heartburn worse, such as lying or bending over after eating, eating late at night, overeating or eating quickly, being overweight, wearing clothing that is tight around your waist, smoking, drinking alcohol, or eating spicy foods, fried foods, chocolate, caffeine, or acidic fruits or vegetables. Axid may interact with several medications, especially atazanavir, dasatinib, neratinib, pazopanib, rilpivirine, selpercatinib, and siponimod. This is not a complete list of interactions, and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any medications, vitamins, or herbal supplements you are currently taking or have recently taken in order to reduce the risk of any possible interactions. Call your doctor if your heartburn symptoms do not improve after 14 days of treatment, or if you have worsening heartburn.
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