Atacand (Candesartan Cilexetil)

Atacand (Rx)
4mg Tablet
Manufactured by Astrazeneca - Product of Australia - Shipped from Australia - May be split
Amias (Rx)
8mg Tablet
Atacand is also marketed internationally under the name Amias
Manufactured by Takeda - Product of UK/EU - Shipped from United Kingdom - May be split
Atacand (Rx)
16mg Tablet
Manufactured by Astrazeneca - Product of Turkey - Shipped from Turkey - Can not be split
Amias (Rx)
32mg Tablet
Atacand is also marketed internationally under the name Amias
Manufactured by Takeda - Product of UK/EU - Shipped from United Kingdom - May be split

Generic equivalents for Atacand...

What are generics?
Candesartan Cilexetil (Rx)
4mg Tablet
Manufactured by Various (UK) - Product of UK/EU - Shipped from United Kingdom
Candesartan Cilexetil (Rx)
8mg Tablet
Manufactured by Various (UK) - Product of UK/EU - Shipped from United Kingdom - May be split
Candesartan Cilexetil (Rx)
16mg Tablet
Manufactured by Sandoz - Product of Canada - Shipped from Canada - May be split
Candesartan Cilexetil (Rx)
32mg Tablet
Manufactured by Various (UK) - Product of UK/EU - Shipped from United Kingdom - May be split

(Rx) - indicates only available by prescription

To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more


Candesartan Cilexetil Information

CANDESARTAN (kan des AR tan) is used to treat high blood pressure in children and adults. This drug is also used to treat adults with heart failure.

This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

They need to know if you have any of these conditions: -heart failure -kidney or liver disease -if you are on a special diet, such as a low salt diet -an unusual or allergic reaction to candesartan, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives -pregnant or trying to get pregnant -breast-feeding

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. This medicine can be taken with or without food. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 1 year for selected conditions, precautions do apply. For children who are unable to swallow tablets, the pharmacist can prepare the medicine in an oral suspension.

Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

-blood pressure medicines -diuretics, especially triamterene, spironolactone, or amiloride -lithium -NSAIDs, medicines for pain and inflammation, like ibuprofen or naproxen -potassium salts or potassium supplements

This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Check your blood pressure as directed. Ask your doctor or health care professional what your blood pressure should be and when you should contact him or her. Call your doctor or health care professional if you notice an irregular or fast heart beat. Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious side effects to an unborn child, particularly in the second or third trimester. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information. You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this drug affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Avoid salt substitutes unless you are told otherwise by your doctor or health care professional. Do not treat yourself for coughs, colds, or pain while you are taking this medicine without asking your doctor or health care professional for advice. Some ingredients may increase your blood pressure.

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue -breathing problems -chest pain -decreased amount of urine passed -fast or irregular heart beat -feeling faint or lightheaded, falls -swelling of your hands or feet Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome): -change in sex drive or performance -cough -headache -nausea or stomach pain

This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Keep out of the reach of children. Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from light. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

Candesartan Cilexetil Oral tablet