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Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is a cardiac Chronic (medicine) Disease in which the systemic arterial blood pressure ...
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Candesartan
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Valsartan
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...
" ...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... "

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switching from Valsartan to Candesartan? Valsartan...
" ...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 alarming... "

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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...
" ...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 -... "

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

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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... "

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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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started Candesartan 4 months ago. No tinglies though....
" ...Candesartan 4 months ago. No tinglies though. ... "

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your Mother has been on the Candesartan. Sometimes it can...
" ...the spike, however you say Candesartan has been substituted. If my memory serves me correctly, Candesartan & Valsartan are in the ...long your Mother has been on the Candesartan. Sometimes it ca... "

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BP... recently they stopped the Valsartan and since then...
" ...had rising BP... recently they stopped the Valsartan and since then the BP has seemed to rise... the Candesartan which they substituted is being ...I am worried as she was shakey almost all day ... "

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