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Atacand vs. Avapro for High Blood Pressure

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Atacand

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Other Names: Candesartan

Avapro

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/ 2,179 posts
Other Names: Irbesartan
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 1,452 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 2,179 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Candesartan (International Nonproprietary Name) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used mainly for the treatment of hypertension. The prodrug candesartan cilexetil is marketed by AstraZeneca and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, commonly under the tra... Read more on Wikipedia
Irbesartan (International Nonproprietary Name) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used mainly for the treatment of hypertension. Irbesartan was developed by Sanofi Research (now part of sanofi-aventis). It is jointly marketed by sanofi-aventis and... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Atacand vs. Avapro

63 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Actually, felodipine and Atacand can be a fairly powerful...
...Derrick. Actually, felodipine and Atacand can be a fairly ...I'm on felodipine and Avapro (which is similar to Atacand). A lot of kidney ...weak. I have reduced my Atacand (candesartan) ...
meds like Atacand, Avapro, Cozaar (losartan), Micardis and...
...is one. Diovan is one also so like someone here posted they were swiched to Diovan maybe give that a try. Or any of the other Angiotensin meds like Atacand, Avapro, Cozaar (losartan), Micardis and...
and sex drive i've searched the internet for any reports...
Avapro and sex drive i've searched ...internet for any reports that Avapro or Atacand can cause a loss of ...that it does.  I was taking Atacand 8mg and then 16mg for...
would be Avapro and they Hydrochlorothiazide is also...
...Avapro and they Hydrochlorothiazide is also available by itself. http://www.prescriptiondrug-info.com/drug_details.asp?title=Atacand&ad=true...
Avapro® (irbesartan) / Atacand® (candesartan) /...
...in the various ARBs Cozaar® (losartan) / Diovan® (valsartan) Avapro® (irbesartan) / Atacand® (candesartan) / Micardis® (telmisartan) / Benicar (olmesartan) I knnow...
way or something. The Avapro seemed to be doing well...
...it must be the modern way or something. The Avapro seemed to be doing well for me for the ...She gave me samples of Atacand to try, so I took ...with the cough. If the Atacand doesn't work...
have used Avapro (Irbesartan) with reasonable success and...
...it is much good for that. We have used Avapro (Irbesartan) with reasonable success and Diovan (Valsartan) with success ...the capsules, problems using tablets. Atacand did not work when I...
as well as Atacand did. I had real problems controlling...
...worked as well as Atacand did. I had real problems controlling BP until Atacand came along and it ...again. Your comment about Atacand is interesting though, I thought Atacand was OK except ...
Candersartan is Atacand. Like everyone said, some drs....
...Candersartan is Atacand. Like everyone said, some ...company, as mine has Atacand as a preferred drug, yet not Avapro. I am on Avapro, and when I asked ...difference, he said the Atacand is o...
It is caused by Avapro I am using for hypertension (high...
...pain. It is caused by Avapro I am using for hypertension ...blood pressure). I went off Avapro for a couple years because ...immediately standing up from sitting. Atacand caused back pain too...
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