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Candesartan vs Valsartan

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Other name: Atacand (Atacand)
Other name: Diovan (Diovan)
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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...
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Valsartan (Angiotan) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (more commonly called an "ARB", or angiotensin receptor blocker), with particularly high Affinity (pharmacology) for the Angiotensin II receptor type 1. By blocking the action of angiotensin, ...
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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...
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Valsartan (Angiotan) is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (more commonly called an "ARB", or angiotensin receptor blocker), with particularly high Affinity (pharmacology) for the Angiotensin II receptor type 1. By blocking the action of angiotensin, ...
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switched from Valsartan to Candesartan. Apparently, there...
" I've actually been switched from Valsartan to Candesartan. Apparently, there is a nationwide shortage of Valsartan due to manufacturing problems. I've ...135/75 in the afternoons. I've been put on the... "

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switching from Valsartan to Candesartan? Valsartan...
" ...anyone come across problems switching from Valsartan to Candesartan?  Valsartan is now difficult to get hold of so I've been switched but since then I have had a raft of problems including rather... "

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- Valsartan supply stopped and changed to Candesartan. But...
" Same here, Jenny - Valsartan supply stopped and changed to Candesartan. But no sysmptoms like you've been experiencing. Until recently I did circuit training twice a week and... "

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jelly inside, concentration has gone - reflux of a burning...
" ...I have been on Candesartan for 7 weeks, first 4mg then 8 mg and trying to get to 12 mg, I have been in such pain down my arms that are very week and I feel like a quivering jelly inside,... "

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I was put onto Candesartan. These brought my blood pr...
" ...other things! I usually take Valsartan and that seems to ...problems with manufacture so I was put onto Candesartan. These brought my blood ...but now I wonder! Stopped Candesarten when Valsartan was put... "

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out starting ARB (valsartan and candesartan) straight aw...
" ...there any contraindication to use carvedilol in case of LBBB ...heart failure. what about starting ARB (valsartan and candesartan) straight away without checking the... "

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candesartan, valsartan can cause accumulation of potassium...
" Losartan and similar medicines e.g candesartan, valsartan can cause accumulation of potassium in the body. Although this is not too common a side effect it does mean that you'll need blood tests to... "

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106 / 72Take the half dose candesartan ( 4mg ) that your D...
" ...change blood pressure tablets from Valsartan to Candesartan last week. My blood pressure dropped to a low reading ...72 Take the half dose candesartan ( 4mg ) that your ...to recover & possibly feel less... "

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started Candesartan 4 months ago. No tinglies though....
" I've started Candesartan 4 months ago. No ...tinglies... "

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friend of mine takes Valsartan & has success with it. Pl...
" ...I'm not surprised you had a cough while on Rampiril. Rampiril ...you were one of them. Candesartan is in the ARB class, ...the same as Irbesartan, or Valsartan. A friend of mine takes Valsartan & has success... "

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