Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.
Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Serious but rare side effects include anemia, and a reduction in white blood cells or platelets. Hepatitis also has
PRESCRIPTION: Yes, 150 mg, 300 mg and solution: no, 75 mg
GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes
Prescription tablets: 75 mg;
Prescription capsule: 150
and 300 mg;
Prescription solution: 15 mg/ml.
Nonprescription tablets; 75 mg.
STORAGE: Nizatidine should be stored at room temperature, between 15 C and 30 C
(59 F and 86 F) in a tightly closed container.
Treatment of ulcers: The usual adult dose for treatment of ulcers
(duodenal or gastric) is 300 mg daily administered once at bedtime or 150 mg
twice daily. Most duodenal ulcers heal after 4 weeks of treatment.
Preventing ulcer recurrence and GERD: A dose of 150 mg at bedtime is
used for preventing ulcer recurrence, and GERD is treated with 150 mg twice
daily or 300 mg once daily.