Axid treats duodenal and stomach ulcers. Your doctor will tell you how long you will need to take this medication to heal your ulcer.
Axid is used to treat ulcers. Axid belongs to a group of medications called H2 antagonists which help by reducing the amount of acid your stomach produces.
Axid is available as a capsule and oral liquid form which are normally given 1 to 2 times per day with or without food.
Common side effects of Axid include headache, diarrhea, and runny nose.
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Uses of Axid
Axid is used to treat duodenal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Please contact your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
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Axid Drug Class
Axid is part of the drug class:
Side Effects of Axid
Serious side effects have been reported with Axid. See "Drug Precautions" section.
Common side effects of Axid include:
- runny nose
- stomach pain
This is not a complete list of Axid side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.