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Atacand 16 mg Tablet 28pcs

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What Candesartan Cilexetil is used for:

Candesartan Cilexetil is used to treat:

  • Elevated blood pressure (hypertension).
  • Heart failure with reduced heart muscle function when an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor medicine cannot be used, or in addition to it.

Do not take Candesartan Cilexetil:

  • If you’re allergic to the active substances or any other component of this medicine.
  • If you are pregnant.
  • If you have severe liver disease or bile obstruction.
  • If you have diabetes or kidney problems and you are treated with the medicine called Aliskiren.
  • In children less than 1 year of age.

Warnings and precautions:

Talk to your doctor about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine including:

  • If you have heart problems.
  • If you have liver problems.
  • If you have kidney problems, or are on dialysis, or recently had a kidney transplant.
  • If you are vomiting, have recently had severe vomiting, or have diarrhea.
  • If you have a disease of the adrenal gland called Conn’s syndrome (primary hyperaldosteronism).
  • If you have low blood pressure.
  • If you have ever had a stroke.
  • If you are taking any of the following medicines: an ACE-inhibitor (like Enalapril, Lisinopril, Ramipril), Aliskiren, a mineralocorticoid receptors antagonist (MRA).

Possible side effects:

  • Stop using this product and seek immediate medical help if you develop rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Side effects include:

  • Dizziness
  • Other medicines and Candesartan Cilexetil
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Change in kidney function
  • Headache

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking:

Tell your doctor especially if you are taking:

  • Other medicines that lower your blood pressure.
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as Ibuprofen, Diclofenac.
  • Acetylsalicylic acid (if you are taking more than 3 g each day).
  • Potassium supplements or salt substitutes containing potassium.
  • Heparin (a blood thinner).
  • Water tablets (diuretics).
  • Lithium (for mental health problems).

How to take Candesartan Cilexetil :

  • Take as indicated by your doctor.
  • Take at the same time each day.
  • Take with or without food.
  • The usual dosing range for adults is 4-8 mg per day. It can be increased up to 32 mg per day.
  • The usual dosing range for children is 4-8 mg per day. It can be increased up to 16 mg per day.

How to store Candesartan Cilexetil :

  • Store at room temperature below 86°F (30°C).
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date stated on the package.
  • The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.

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  • Manufacturer: Atacand
  • Product form: Tablets
  • Ingredients: Candesartan Cilexetil