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Atacand

Atacand



USES: This medication is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This drug may also be used to treat congestive heart failure or to prevent diabetic kidney problems.

 
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Avg Consumer Rating 3.2 out of 5
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Atacand

Uses
This medication is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This drug may also be used to treat congestive heart failure or to prevent diabetic kidney problems.
Notes
  • Laboratory tests will be done periodically to be sure the drug is working properly and to monitor for possible side effects.
  • Learn how to monitor your pulse and blood pressure.
  • Talk to your health care professional about this.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


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Atacand (candesartan) 16 mg
Atacand (candesartan) 16 mg
Atacand (candesartan) 32 mg
Atacand (candesartan) 32 mg


How To Use
  • Take this medication by mouth as prescribed, and learn proper usage.
  • Consult your pharmacist.
  • Be sure to follow the dosing instructions closely.
  • Do not increase your dose, skip any doses or stop taking this without first consulting your doctor.
  • Before using potassium supplements or salt substitutes, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • It is important to continue taking this medication even if you do not feel sick.
  • Most people with high blood pressure do not have any symptoms.

Side Effects
  • Infrequent side effects such as dizziness, diarrhea, stomach upset, stuffed nose or dry mouth may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor.
  • Unlikely to occur but report promptly abdominal pain, persistent sore throat, muscle weakness, unusual fatigue, joint or muscle aches, fever or major change in the amount of urine eliminated.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or breathing trouble.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, including any pre-existing kidney or liver disease, congestive heart failure, diabetes or any allergies, especially drug allergies.
  • To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly.
  • Also limit your intake of alcoholic beverages which will aggravate these effects.
  • Use caution performing tasks requiring alertness if this medication causes you to feel dizzy.
  • Caution is advised when this drug is used in the elderly.
  • This medication can cause harm to a fetus and its use is not recommended during pregnancy.
  • Consult your doctor before using this medication.
  • It is not known if this drug is excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including any other drugs for blood pressure (e.g., diuretics-"water pills").
  • Do not take any over-the-counter medication for allergies or cough or colds without consulting your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Many of the products contain ingredients which may interact with the effects of this medication.
  • Also, tell your doctor of any aspirin or aspirin-like pain or fever medications that you use and of other drugs that can cause kidney problems such as amphotericin, gentamicin, etc.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for Atacand
Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 59
Location: Sydney
Time Taken: 21 days

Reason: hypertension Date: 19 January 2008
Side Effects
BP 160/111 switched to Atacand 4 mg BP still high went up to 16mg - experiencing body sweating, palpitations,dizziness, swelling under eyes just above check bones swelling becomes worse at night time these swellings change from a normal skin colour to a bright red colour and little red eruptions occur under each eye the left eye had 3 and the right eye had one(similiar to pimples they go down the next day) these areas bright red areas and eruptions are sore to tocuh

Additional Thoughts
I am surprised that I have not seen any of the extra symptoms I am experiencing anywhere on the net

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