It has no agonist activity. In particular, tell your doctor if you are using any of the following medicines: Patients with hepatic impairment An initial dose of 4 mg once daily is recommended in patients with mild to moderate hepatic impairment.
These changes were considered to be caused by the pharmacological action of candesartan.
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The major physiological effects of angiotensin II, such as vasoconstriction, aldosterone stimulation, regulation of salt and water homeostasis and stimulation of cell growth, are mediated via the type 1 AT1 receptor. The antihypertensive effect and tolerability of candesartan and losartan were compared in two randomised, double-blind studies in a total of 1, patients with mild to moderate hypertension. Candesartan does not bind to or block other hormone receptors or ion channels known to be important in cardiovascular regulation.
Stop taking Candesartan tablets and seek medical help immediately if you have any of the following allergic reactions: Skip to Content googletag. Therefore do not stop taking protect the environment. Excipients This medicinal product contains lactose. The renal elimination of candesartan is both by glomerular filtration and active tubular secretion.
Side effects, drug interactions, dosage, and pregnancy safety should be reviewed prior to taking any medication. Before you contact this company: In children aged 6 to effect on blood pressure in black patients compared to non-black patients.
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
This medicine is used for: Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders. Caution should be observed when initiating therapy and correction of hypovolemia should be attempted. The recommended dose range of candesartan for adults is 4 to 32 mg once daily. However, the blood pressure response and the incidence of adverse events are similar after a given dose of candesartan in young and elderly patients see section 4.
Use of this drug in children depends on treatment. If you are using certain medicines, your doctor may need to do blood tests from time to time.
The dose may be adjusted according to response. If this happens contact your doctor. Although candesartan may be used to prevent kidney problems or treat people who have kidney problems, it may also rarely cause serious kidney problems or make them worse.
In some patients whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled, your doctor may decide the dose needs to be increased to 8mg once a day or to 16mg once a day.
Candesartan 32 mg tablets: