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Candesartan

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Other Names: Atacand

Valsartan

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Other Names: Diovan
Rating: 3 out of 5
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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
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, ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Ticked off
March 31, 2014
Ticked off wrote
Valsartin
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January 10, 2014
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What patients are saying about Candesartan vs. Valsartan

38 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
switched from Valsartan to Candesartan. Apparently, there...
...been switched from Valsartan to Candesartan. Apparently, there is a nationwide shortage of Valsartan due to manufacturing ...afternoons. I've been put on the highest dose of Candesartan. Just...
- 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...
good anti hypertensive medications. Examples are candesartan...
...some experience no side effects whereas others experience quite a few. ARBs are good anti hypertensive medications. Examples are candesartan, olemesartan, valsartan,...
jelly inside, concentration has gone - reflux of a burning...
...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, concentration has gone  -...
about starting ARB (valsartan and candesartan) straight...
...there any contraindication to use carvedilol in case of LBBB ...heart failure. what about starting ARB (valsartan and candesartan) straight away without checking the...
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...
I had to take it again as Valsartan has been unavailable in...
...I had to take it again as Valsartan has been unavailable in ...went up! Now back on Valsartan and everything is looking good. However, whatever you do avoid Candesartan which in just 4 days...
I've started Candesartan 4 months ago. No tinglies though....
...Candesartan 4 months ago.  No tinglies though.  ...
does that just apply to Candesartan and Valsartan as in the...
...does that just apply to Candesartan and Valsartan as in the headingin the ...the potassium sparing diuretic, Indapamide,  and I have reduced kidney function.  I am...
may be replaced with valsartan or candesartan which do not...
...can cause a chronic cough ...It may be replaced with valsartan or candesartan which do not usually cause this side effect. The verapamil usually does not cause this side effect. This may not be...
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