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Atacand vs. Losartan for High Blood Pressure

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Atacand

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Other Names: Candesartan

Losartan

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Other Names: Cozaar
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 1,481 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 4,175 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
Losartan (International Nonproprietary Name) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist drug used mainly to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Losartan was the first angiotensin II receptor antagonist to be marketed. Losartan potassium is marketed ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By shail
March 2, 2014
shail wrote
Losartan Potassium not working
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By evelyn
August 11, 2013
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Losartan: Blood clots (bruises), leg pain and vertigo
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What patients are saying about Atacand vs. Losartan

27 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
for 1 year and thank G-d have not noticed any side effects...
...low side effect profile and is very effective. Proven better BP lowering effects than losartan. I have been one it for 1 year and...
aorta.  I am taken Atacand a newer angiotensin.  Will this...
...lift light weights for exercise .  Losartan is being tested to maintain or reduce the size of the aorta.  I am taken Atacand a newer angiotensin.  Will this do the same thing.  I was...
lisinopril, atacand, amolodipine and losartan. I've had...
I've had stage 1 hypertension for a couple of years. I've tried lisinopril, atacand, amolodipine and losartan. I've had significant side effects ...a solution? I've got allergies and I'm sensitive...
Learn more Losartan details here. And it isn't...
...them, myself. Learn more Losartan details here. And it ...had very good luck with Atacand, which contains Candesartan, so it's very similar to the Losartan. Learn more Atacand det...
Candesartan (Atacand) & losartan (Cozaar) are angiotensin...
...accustomed to having a lower blood pressure. Drink plenty ...pass before you start moving! Candesartan (Atacand) & losartan (Cozaar) are angiotensin II ...would help your hypertrophy, obstruc...
ATACAND(candesartan cilexetil), allowing the company to...
...change for AstraZeneca's ARB, ATACAND(candesartan cilexetil), allowing the company ...pressure drug COZAAR (losartan). In making the ...clinical results showed Atacand performed better than...
the form of losartan (Cozaar) may consider contacting their...
...AT1-antagonists in the form of losartan (Cozaar) may consider contacting their GP to discuss changing to candersartan (Blopress, Atacand, Amias or Ratacand), since it...
the form of losartan (Cozaar) may consider contacting their...
...perscibed AT1-antagonists in the form of losartan (Cozaar) may consider contacting their GP to discuss changing to candersartan (Blopress, Atacand, Amias or Ratacand), since it...
(Losartan) dose-response relationship is minimal compared...
...doing some ARB research and it seems that COZAAR's (Losartan) dose-response relationship is minimal compared to the other ARBs. ...I'd opt for Diovan, Benicar, Atacand...any of the others! No...
candesartan (Atacand) reduced blood pressure better than...
...studies, irbesartan (Avapro) and candesartan (Atacand) reduced blood pressure better than losartan (Cozaar).   Here is a ...Hope this helps.  I take Lisinopril without any problems.  ...
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