Axid (nizatidine) to reduce weight gain in patients taking Zyprexa (olanzapine)

You may see physicians prescribe Axid (nizatidine) to reduce weight gain in patients taking Zyprexa (olanzapine).

Zyprexa often increases appetite. About 30% of patients on Zyprexa gain more than 20 pounds.

Preliminary evidence suggests that patients taking Axid and Zyprexa gain half as much weight as patients taking Zyprexa alone.

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