Atacand vs Losartan

Atacand
(Rx)
Losartan
(Rx)
Atacand is a high blood pressure medication.
Losartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
3.0
Concern level
2.2
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.6
Concern level
2.7
Approval Date
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June 4, 1998
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,867 Discussions
7,982 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Atacand is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Losartan is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ata
Cough
9
Tiredness
7
Dizziness
6
Headaches
5
Depression
3
Weight Loss
3
Back Pain
2
Allergy
2
Shortness of Breath
2
Weight Gain
2
Los
Cough
10
Dizziness
7
Headaches
6
Tiredness
5
Nausea
4
Allergy
2
Weight Gain
2
Dry Cough
2
Weight Loss
2
Shortness of Breath
2
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Atacand
Ata
Losartan
Los
Cough
Ata
Los
9
10
Tiredness
Ata
Los
7
5
Dizziness
Ata
Los
6
7
Headaches
Ata
Los
5
6
Depression
Ata
Los
3
0
Weight Loss
Ata
Los
3
2
Back Pain
Ata
Los
2
0
Allergy
Ata
Los
2
2
Shortness of Breath
Ata
Los
2
2
Weight Gain
Ata
Los
2
2
Cough
Los
Ata
10
9
Dizziness
Los
Ata
7
6
Headaches
Los
Ata
6
5
Tiredness
Los
Ata
5
7
Nausea
Los
Ata
4
0
Allergy
Los
Ata
2
2
Weight Gain
Los
Ata
2
2
Dry Cough
Los
Ata
2
0
Weight Loss
Los
Ata
2
3
Shortness of Breath
Los
Ata
2
2
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Atacand and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Losartan and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 4 mg, 8 mg, 16 mg, 32 mg
Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may decrease active drug.
Ingredients
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Candesartan Cilexetil
Losartan Potassium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Atacand and Losartan: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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