Disease Information for Candesartan cilexitil (Atacand) Administration/Toxicity

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Angiotensin II/receptor antagonist drug (example)
DRUG/Angiotensin receptor blocker/ARB (ex)
DRUG/Antihypertensive medication (examples)
DRUG/Cardiovascular meds (examples)
DRUG/Teratogenic potential/effect (D plus )
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
admin, Candesartan cilexitil (Atacand), Brand name/Atacand (Candesartan), Brand name/Atacand HCT (Candesartan-HCZ)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 16 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 32 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 4 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 8 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Anti-hypertension drug;ARB drug or Angiotensin II receptor blocker medicine; Usually will do what an ACE inhibitor does;As a good Anti-hypertensive, and MAY help with afterload reduction in CHF and renal vascular optimization in diabetics;Only available as and oral preparation often combined with diuretic (HCZ)

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