Candesartan vs Valsartan

Candesartan
(Rx)
Valsartan
(Rx)
Candesartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Valsartan is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.5
Concern level
2.6
Approval Date
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Not Available
June 26, 2014
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1,325 Discussions
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Taken For
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Condition
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Candesartan is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Valsartan is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Can
Cough
10
Headaches
5
Dizziness
3
Depression
3
Weight Loss
3
Nausea
3
Weight Gain
2
Shortness of Breath
2
Joint Pain
2
Palpitations
2
Val
Cough
7
Dizziness
6
Headaches
4
Tiredness
4
Weight Gain
2
Nausea
2
Weight Loss
2
Weakness
2
Dry Cough
1
Shortness of Breath
1
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Cough
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7
Headaches
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5
4
Dizziness
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3
6
Depression
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Val
3
0
Weight Loss
Can
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3
2
Nausea
Can
Val
3
2
Weight Gain
Can
Val
2
2
Shortness of Breath
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2
1
Joint Pain
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2
0
Palpitations
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2
0
Cough
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7
10
Dizziness
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6
3
Headaches
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Can
4
5
Tiredness
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4
0
Weight Gain
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Can
2
2
Nausea
Val
Can
2
3
Weight Loss
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2
3
Weakness
Val
Can
2
0
Dry Cough
Val
Can
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Val
Can
1
2
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Candesartan and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Valsartan and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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Tablet: 4 mg, 8 mg, 16 mg, 32 mg
Tablet: 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg, 320 mg
Capsule: 80 mg, 160 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Candesartan Cilexetil
Valsartan
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Candesartan and Valsartan: 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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