AXID


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.
Related to AXID: axis, Axid AR
AcronymDefinition
AXIDAlpha Xi Delta Sorority
References in periodicals archive ?
Physicians are cautioned to reduce the dose of AXID Oral Solution in any patients with moderate to severe kidney disease.
Therapies used to treat GERD include: Aciphex (rabeprazole sodium), Dexilant (dexlansoprazole), Nexium (esomeprazole), Prevacid (lansoprazole), Prilosec (omeprazole), Protonix (pantoprazole sodium), Zegerid (omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate), Axid (nizatidine) and Pepcid (famotidine).
2]RAs Cimetidine (a,b) Tagamet (35) Famotidine (b) Pepcid (36) Nizatidine (a,b) Axid (37) Ranitidine (a,b) Zantac (38) PPIs Dexlansoprazole Kapidex (25) Esomeprazole magnesium Nexium (23) Lansoprazole (b) Prevacid (20) Omeprazole magnesium (a,b) Prilosec (21) Omeprazole with sodium bicarbonate Zegerid (26) (immediate release) Pantoprazole (a) Protonix (22) Rabeprazole sodium AcipHex (24) (a) Available in generic form.
The medications belong to a class of drugs called histamine-2 receptor antagonists (H2A), and they include products such as Pepcid, Zantac, Axid, and Tagamet.
H2 Blockers--Tagamet HB, Pepcid AC, Axid AR and Zantac 75 provide short-term relief, but should not be used for more than a few weeks at a time.
The company markets a portfolio of products including: Lescol (fluvastatin) and Lescol XL (extended release tablets) for cholesterol management under an exclusive promotion agreement with Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; DynaCirc (isradipine) and DynaCirc CR (an extended release formulation) for the treatment of hypertension; and Axid (nizatidine) for the treatment of GERD and peptic ulcers.
Pepcid (famotidine), Tagamet (cimetidine), Axid (nizatidine), and Zantac (ranitidine) make your stomach secrete less acid.
Add to this Zantac 75 and the OTC version of Axid from American Home Products, which was launched this year, and you have more attention on the category," says Tom Quinn, vice president of sales, Warner-Wellcome, Parsippany, N.
The company received FDA approval Thursday evening to sell a nonprescription version of its Axid heartburn drug.
This would help to ensure equivalent practices and technologies in home axid host countries.
Reddy's (505(b)2) Alphagan P Allergan Exela Pharmsci/Paddock Alphagan P Allergan FDA web-sub 12/20/06 Amrix Cephalon Mylan Antara Oscient Lupin Argatroban Injection Encysive Barr Aricept Pfizer/Eisai Teva, Ranbaxy Arthrotec Pfizer Teva Asacol P&G Roxane Atripla Gilead Teva Axid oral sol.
In its prescription form Tagamet was the most highly prescribed antacid with more than 237 million prescriptions filled out year, followed by Zantac with more than 192 million scripts, Pepcid with 36 million and Axid with about 20 million, according to SmithKline Beecham.