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Candesartan vs. Valsartan for High Blood Pressure

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Candesartan

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Other Names: Atacand

Valsartan

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Other Names: Diovan
Rating: 3.5 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
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What patients are saying about Candesartan vs. Valsartan

26 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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,...
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...
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...
Candesartan, Irbesartan, Losartan and Valsartan are...
...Another comment: With the appearance of generics the ARB-inhibitors Candesartan, Irbesartan, Losartan and Valsartan are now also accepted as first line treatment on...
studies are underway (Valsartan HF Trial and Candesartan...
...for CHF? I read preliminary data from 2 small studies suggesting that combination therapy might be helpful, and 2 large-scale studies are underway (Valsartan HF Trial and Candesartan in HF-Assessme...
to me with candesartan, losartan and valsartan. I think...
This happened to me with candesartan, losartan and valsartan. I think these bp meds are dangerous and should ...with extreme caution. I had breathlessness and heaviness, in my...
losartan, candesartan, valsartan, or telmisartan (all ARBs)...
...\"There have been cases of reported oligohydramnios, fetal growth retardation, ...combinations in association with maternal losartan, candesartan, valsartan, or telmisartan (all ARBs) treatment...
eprosartan irbesartan losartan olmesartan telmisartan...
...to put you on an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (candesartan eprosartan irbesartan losartan olmesartan telmisartan valsartan). Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight/bodyfat will hep you...
Maybe try candesartan, irbesartan, losartan, telmisartan,...
...less problems and still effective on the leakage. Maybe try candesartan, irbesartan, losartan, telmisartan, valsartan etc. Best to contact the neph clinic then. Hope...
f.e. Losartan 50 mg Candesartan 16 mg Irbesartan 150 mg...
...% of max dose so if you use that standard you can try f.e. Losartan 50 mg Candesartan 16 mg Irbesartan 150 mg Valsartan 160 mg Then your GP has been very cautious when starting on something...
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