Order Generic Atacand (Buy Candesartan Cilexetil)

Brand Name Atacand
Generic Name Candesartan Cilexetil
Category Blood Pressure
Medication 4, 8, 16 and 32 mg

Information to have about Candesartan Cilexetil (Generic Equivalent to Atacand) ..

What is Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) and what are its uses?
How does Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) treat?
Dosage: How should you take Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)?
Effect of other drugs consumed with Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)
What should you watch for while taking Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)?
Possible Side effects of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)

Order Candesartan Cilexetil - Generic Equivalent to Atacand
Category : Blood Pressure
Medication Quantity Price USD Order
Medication Quantity Price USD Order
Medication Quantity Price USD Order
Medication Quantity Price USD Order

What is Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) and what are its uses?

Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) is in a class of drugs called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) prevents the constriction (narrowing) of blood vessels (veins and arteries).

Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure.

How does Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) treat?

Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) contains the active ingredient candesartan cilexetil, which is a type of medicine called an angiotensin II antagonist. Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) works by preventing the action of a hormone in the body called angiotensin II.

Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) blocks the receptors that angiotensin II acts on, and thereby prevents its actions. The effect of this is that the peripheral blood vessels are allowed to widen, which means that there is more space and less resistance in these blood vessels. This is the main mechanism by which Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) lowers the pressure in the blood vessels.

Blocking the actions of angiotensin II also reduces the action of aldosterone on the kidneys. The result of this is an increase in the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys. This decreases the amount of fluid in the blood vessels, which also lessens the resistance and pressure in the blood vessels.

Dosage: How should you take Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)?

Take Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) tablets orally. Swallow the tablets with a drink of water.

Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) can be taken with or without food.

Adults
The recommended starting dose of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) is 4 to 8 milligrams per day.

However the dose of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) can be increased to 32 milligrams per day as prescribed by your physician.

Children
Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)
is not for use in children. However, contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) in children.

Have you skipped your Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) dose: Take the missed dose of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand).

If you take too much of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand):
Seek emergency medical attention in case of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) overdose.

Symptoms of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) overdose may include:

  • dizziness,
  • weakness,
  • fainting, and
  • fatigue

Where should you store Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)
Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)
should be stored out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.

Store Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) at a temperature between 15-30 degrees Celsius. Protect Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) from light. Throw away any unused amount of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) after the expiry date.

Available strengths of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)
Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)
tablets are available in the strengths of 4mg, 8mg, 16mg and 32mg.

Top

Effect of other drugs consumed with Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)

The following drugs may interact with Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand). They may increase or decrease the activity of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand).

Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including nonprescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) should not be used if you suffer from severely decreased liver function or rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption.

Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) should not be used if you are allergic to one or any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy.

If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately

Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) is in the FDA pregnancy category D. This means that it is known to harm an unborn baby. When used during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy, Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)can cause injury and even death to the developing baby. Do not take Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

It is not known whether Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) passes into breast milk. Do not take Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

What should you watch for while taking Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)?

Check your blood pressure regularly while you are taking Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand). Ask your prescriber or health care professional what your blood pressure should be and when you should contact him or her. Call your prescriber or health care professional if you notice an uneven or fast heart beat.

It is very important that you take Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) exactly as prescribed by your prescriber or health care professional. Many patients who have high blood pressure will not notice any signs of the problem. Therefore, it is important that you keep regular appointments with your prescriber or health care professional even if you feel well.

If you are going to have surgery tell your prescriber or health care professional that you are taking Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand).

Top

Possible Side effects of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand)

Side effects of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:

Rare or uncommon side effects of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) :

  • difficulty breathing or swallowing, hoarseness, or tightening of the throat
  • swelling of your face, lips, tongue, hands, or feet

Other side effects of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) :

  • confusion, dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting spells
  • decreased amount of urine passed
  • fast or uneven heart beat or palpitations

Side effects of Candesartan Cilexetil (generic Atacand) that usually do not require medical attention:

  • back pain
  • cough
  • dizziness or lightheadedness
  • headache
  • sore throat
  • nasal congestion or runny nose

Top