Application Information

This drug has been submitted to the FDA under the reference 020838/001.

Names and composition

"ATACAND" is the commercial name of a drug composed of CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL.

Forms

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
020838/001 ATACAND CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 4MG
020838/002 ATACAND CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 8MG
020838/003 ATACAND CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 16MG
020838/004 ATACAND CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 32MG

Similar Active Ingredient

ApplId/ProductId Drug name Active ingredient Form Strenght
020838/001 ATACAND CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 4MG
020838/002 ATACAND CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 8MG
020838/003 ATACAND CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 16MG
020838/004 ATACAND CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 32MG
078702/001 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 4MG
078702/002 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 8MG
078702/003 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 16MG
078702/004 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 32MG
202079/001 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 4MG
202079/002 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 8MG
202079/003 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 16MG
202079/004 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 32MG
203813/001 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 4MG
203813/002 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 8MG
203813/003 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 16MG
203813/004 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 32MG
209119/001 CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL CANDESARTAN CILEXETIL TABLET/ORAL 32MG

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Atacand 8mg daily vs. Norvasc 2.5mg?
My doctor just switched me from Norvasc to Atacand. Anyone have any side effects they would like to share on either one? I am also on Levothyronxine 50 mcg and blood levels are coming back Hyper.. which I am kind of shocked because there is no way that I am losing weight... My doctor thinks it could be the... Asked by Glenn Buitron 1 year ago.

My doctor just switched me from Norvasc to Atacand. Anyone have any side effects they would like to share on either one? I am also on Levothyronxine 50 mcg and blood levels are coming back Hyper.. which I am kind of shocked because there is no way that I am losing weight... My doctor thinks it could be the Norvasc... and then switched me. I don't feel swollen but I feel a bit heavy [if that means anything; could be the weight :) ] I also hear Atacand is known to give you a cough. Let me know, I haven't taken the Atacand just yet ... Answered by Roselyn Beckem 1 year ago.

Never ignore your doc's advice. If their reasoning seems unreasonable or unclear, talk to them before doing something on your own. It could mean life or death. Atacand (ditto same opening statement with Norvasc): "Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Atacand." Common Side Effects: back pain, dizziness, respiratory tract infection. Less Common Side Effects: abdominal pain, broncitis, chest pain, cough, diarrhea, fatigue, headache, joint pain, nausea, runny nose, sinus inflammation, sore throat, swelling,vomiting. Rare Side Efects: anxiety, blood in urine, depression, difficulty breathing, drowsiness, fever, gastrointestinaldisorders, increased bllod sugar,indigestion, muscle aches, nosebleed, rapid heartbeat, rash, sweating, tingling, tiredness, weakness. Special Warning: Atacand can cause a severe drop in blood pressure, especially when you first start taking the drug. The problem is more likely to occur if your body's supply of water has been depleted by diurectics (water pills). Symptoms include light-headedness, dizziness, and faintness. Call your doctor if they occur. You may need to have your dose adjusted. If you have kidney disease or congestive heart failure, Atacand must be used with caution. Norvasc Common Side Effects- dizziness, fatigue, flushing, fluid retention and swelling, headache, palpitations, (fluttery or throbbing heartbeat). Less Common Side Effects: abdominal pain, nausea & sleepiness. Rare Side Effects: abnormal dreams, agitation. allergic reactions, altered sense of smell or taste, anxiety, back pain, chest pain, cold & clammy skin, conjunctivitis (pink eye), constipation, coughing, depression, diarrhea, difficult or labored breathing, difficult or painful urination, difficulty swallowing, dizziness or light-headedness when standing, double vision, dry mouth, dry skin, excessive urination, eye pain, fainting, frequent urination, gas, general feeling of illness, hair loss, heart failure. hives, hot flashes, inability to sleep, increased appetite, increased sweating, indigestion, inflammed blood vessels, inflamed pancreas, irregular heartbeat, irregular pulse, itching, joint pain or problems, lack of coordination, lack of sensation, loose stools, loss of appetite, loss of memory, loss of sense of idenity, low blood pressure, migraine, muscle cramps or pain, muscle weakness, nasal inflammation, nervousness, nosebleed, pain, purple or red spots on the skin, rapid heartbeat, rash, ringing in the ears, sexual problems, skin sdiscoloration, skin inflammation, slow heartbeat, stomach inflammation, thirst, tingling or "pins and needles," tremor, twitching, urinating at night, urinating problems, vertigo, vision problems, vomiting, weakness, weight gain. Answered by Vanna Hung 1 year ago.

You could, but the dosages of these meds have to be individualized. It will depend on your specific heart condition and body size. The dose for a 220 lb man would not be the same as for a 110 woman. Conditions being roughly equal. If the micardis 40 mg is not keeping your blood pressure close to normal it is time you discussed this with your doctor. When you self medicate and guess at how much to take you are playing with fire. Just how the two meds would react on your body is an unknown. Although your intent is to lower your blood pressure the effect of the two meds combined is unpredictable. Play it safe and talk to your doctor first. Answered by Tyesha Bolfa 1 year ago.


Atacand side effects?
my doctor prescribed me that for high blood pressure but i hate it its gives me a headache unusual brusing some weird muscle pain and mood swings but my doctor is gone on vacation now should i go to the emergency? Asked by Lenita Albrecht 1 year ago.

The most common Atacand side effects include upper respiratory infection, dizziness, back pain, and low blood pressure. More serious side effects of Atacand, such as itching, wheezing, or an unexplained rash, should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider, U7K978H9m2. Answered by Gracie Baucom 1 year ago.


Why is propanolol less expansive than atacand?
proponol is for headaches anxiety and high blood pressure while atacand is only for high blood pressure so why does atacand cost more i dont get it? Asked by Melaine Kerley 1 year ago.

The synthesis route for atacand is complex. There are 6 steps and at each step, you need to purify the product to start the next step. Propanolol requires just 2 step. Also, I think the reagents used for propanolol cost less. Answered by Tracee Stopyra 1 year ago.

Propanolol has been around longer, and has generic brands. Answered by Creola Ringgold 1 year ago.


Is anyone familiar with Atacand the blood pressure medicine?
My boyfriend is 29 years old and the doctor has just started him on Atacand. Can anyone tell me if this is a drug that will cause him to lose his sex drive? I know some blood pressure medicines do. Please any advice will help. Thanks. Asked by Rhett Tjandra 1 year ago.

Hello! well, atacand is quite a new drug for treating hypertension, and quite a good one. as far as I know it is rare that it will affect sex drive or performance (some of the oldest drugs can affect performance and libido). hope I helped, meddy Answered by Cheree Weese 1 year ago.


Even after atacand my blood pressure is still high?
i took my atacand before going to the clinic today and when she took my blood pressure she said it was still a little high and this has never happened before usaly when i take it my blood pressure goes back to normal should i be concerned?i take 8mg Asked by Jeraldine Mongue 1 year ago.

Why are you taking medication when your problem stems from chronic dehydration? That's like putting a piece of electrical tape over the oil light in your car to fix an oil problem - the problem is still there, even though you no longer see it. Here's what you do - click the link below. There, you'll find a free guide for correcting dehydration. Follow it and stay away from other beverages like soft drinks, coffee, energy drinks, etc. Within a couple of days, you'll see your blood pressure dropping to normal. Stay on the medication though, until your doctor takes you off of it. It's not up to me or you to stop taking it, although you don't need it. Changing or stopping medication must be done under a doctor's supervision. Answered by Cristal Edwardson 1 year ago.


Difference between Atacand and Atacand HCT?
HCT has the hydrochlorothiazine and the regular Atacand doesn't, any differences or precautions I should be aware of? Asked by Eryn Freire 1 year ago.

Not particularly. You shouldn't "feel" any difference. Your doc will want to keep an eye on your bloodwork, as any water pill Iike HCTZ can cause electrolyte changes. If you do notice unusual things after starting it, check with your pharmacist and/or doc to see if they are related. Answered by Noreen Consla 1 year ago.

HCTZ has been around since the 70s and is still considered one of the safest and most effective meds for high BP. Aside from having potassium and magnesium checked a few eeks after starting it and then once a year, you should be fine with it. Answered by Carolina Brindle 1 year ago.


Which would you say is better for stress related high blood pressure atacand or propanolol?
yea but im asking what is better? Asked by Wendolyn Lucien 1 year ago.

If it is related to stress, you must get rid of the stress. If you don't treat the cause of the problem, the problem will always be there! Medication will only help a little. Answered by Leonor Wik 1 year ago.


Atacand 8mg daily vs. Norvasc 2.5mg?
My doctor just switched me from Norvasc to Atacand. Anyone have any side effects they would like to share on either one? I am also on Levothyronxine 50 mcg and blood levels are coming back Hyper.. which I am kind of shocked because there is no way that I am losing weight... My doctor thinks it could be the... Asked by Teodora Fata 1 year ago.

My doctor just switched me from Norvasc to Atacand. Anyone have any side effects they would like to share on either one? I am also on Levothyronxine 50 mcg and blood levels are coming back Hyper.. which I am kind of shocked because there is no way that I am losing weight... My doctor thinks it could be the Norvasc... and then switched me. I don't feel swollen but I feel a bit heavy [if that means anything; could be the weight :) ] I also hear Atacand is known to give you a cough. Let me know, I haven't taken the Atacand just yet ... Answered by Marilou Keagy 1 year ago.

Never ignore your doc's advice. If their reasoning seems unreasonable or unclear, talk to them before doing something on your own. It could mean life or death. Atacand (ditto same opening statement with Norvasc): "Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Atacand." Common Side Effects: back pain, dizziness, respiratory tract infection. Less Common Side Effects: abdominal pain, broncitis, chest pain, cough, diarrhea, fatigue, headache, joint pain, nausea, runny nose, sinus inflammation, sore throat, swelling,vomiting. Rare Side Efects: anxiety, blood in urine, depression, difficulty breathing, drowsiness, fever, gastrointestinaldisorders, increased bllod sugar,indigestion, muscle aches, nosebleed, rapid heartbeat, rash, sweating, tingling, tiredness, weakness. Special Warning: Atacand can cause a severe drop in blood pressure, especially when you first start taking the drug. The problem is more likely to occur if your body's supply of water has been depleted by diurectics (water pills). Symptoms include light-headedness, dizziness, and faintness. Call your doctor if they occur. You may need to have your dose adjusted. If you have kidney disease or congestive heart failure, Atacand must be used with caution. Norvasc Common Side Effects- dizziness, fatigue, flushing, fluid retention and swelling, headache, palpitations, (fluttery or throbbing heartbeat). Less Common Side Effects: abdominal pain, nausea & sleepiness. Rare Side Effects: abnormal dreams, agitation. allergic reactions, altered sense of smell or taste, anxiety, back pain, chest pain, cold & clammy skin, conjunctivitis (pink eye), constipation, coughing, depression, diarrhea, difficult or labored breathing, difficult or painful urination, difficulty swallowing, dizziness or light-headedness when standing, double vision, dry mouth, dry skin, excessive urination, eye pain, fainting, frequent urination, gas, general feeling of illness, hair loss, heart failure. hives, hot flashes, inability to sleep, increased appetite, increased sweating, indigestion, inflammed blood vessels, inflamed pancreas, irregular heartbeat, irregular pulse, itching, joint pain or problems, lack of coordination, lack of sensation, loose stools, loss of appetite, loss of memory, loss of sense of idenity, low blood pressure, migraine, muscle cramps or pain, muscle weakness, nasal inflammation, nervousness, nosebleed, pain, purple or red spots on the skin, rapid heartbeat, rash, ringing in the ears, sexual problems, skin sdiscoloration, skin inflammation, slow heartbeat, stomach inflammation, thirst, tingling or "pins and needles," tremor, twitching, urinating at night, urinating problems, vertigo, vision problems, vomiting, weakness, weight gain. Answered by Natalya Hiraki 1 year ago.

You could, but the dosages of these meds have to be individualized. It will depend on your specific heart condition and body size. The dose for a 220 lb man would not be the same as for a 110 woman. Conditions being roughly equal. If the micardis 40 mg is not keeping your blood pressure close to normal it is time you discussed this with your doctor. When you self medicate and guess at how much to take you are playing with fire. Just how the two meds would react on your body is an unknown. Although your intent is to lower your blood pressure the effect of the two meds combined is unpredictable. Play it safe and talk to your doctor first. Answered by Lorelei Preskar 1 year ago.


Atacand side effects?
my doctor prescribed me that for high blood pressure but i hate it its gives me a headache unusual brusing some weird muscle pain and mood swings but my doctor is gone on vacation now should i go to the emergency? Asked by Obdulia Daimaru 1 year ago.

The most common Atacand side effects include upper respiratory infection, dizziness, back pain, and low blood pressure. More serious side effects of Atacand, such as itching, wheezing, or an unexplained rash, should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider, U7K978H9m2. Answered by Carolann Mascarena 1 year ago.


Why is propanolol less expansive than atacand?
proponol is for headaches anxiety and high blood pressure while atacand is only for high blood pressure so why does atacand cost more i dont get it? Asked by Robbie Dittrick 1 year ago.

The synthesis route for atacand is complex. There are 6 steps and at each step, you need to purify the product to start the next step. Propanolol requires just 2 step. Also, I think the reagents used for propanolol cost less. Answered by Samantha Guetersloh 1 year ago.

Propanolol has been around longer, and has generic brands. Answered by Lamonica Tartt 1 year ago.


Is anyone familiar with Atacand the blood pressure medicine?
My boyfriend is 29 years old and the doctor has just started him on Atacand. Can anyone tell me if this is a drug that will cause him to lose his sex drive? I know some blood pressure medicines do. Please any advice will help. Thanks. Asked by Kena Dumont 1 year ago.

Hello! well, atacand is quite a new drug for treating hypertension, and quite a good one. as far as I know it is rare that it will affect sex drive or performance (some of the oldest drugs can affect performance and libido). hope I helped, meddy Answered by Tania Onkst 1 year ago.


Even after atacand my blood pressure is still high?
i took my atacand before going to the clinic today and when she took my blood pressure she said it was still a little high and this has never happened before usaly when i take it my blood pressure goes back to normal should i be concerned?i take 8mg Asked by Guadalupe Fillare 1 year ago.

Why are you taking medication when your problem stems from chronic dehydration? That's like putting a piece of electrical tape over the oil light in your car to fix an oil problem - the problem is still there, even though you no longer see it. Here's what you do - click the link below. There, you'll find a free guide for correcting dehydration. Follow it and stay away from other beverages like soft drinks, coffee, energy drinks, etc. Within a couple of days, you'll see your blood pressure dropping to normal. Stay on the medication though, until your doctor takes you off of it. It's not up to me or you to stop taking it, although you don't need it. Changing or stopping medication must be done under a doctor's supervision. Answered by Karyl Chenard 1 year ago.


Difference between Atacand and Atacand HCT?
HCT has the hydrochlorothiazine and the regular Atacand doesn't, any differences or precautions I should be aware of? Asked by June Hannahs 1 year ago.

Not particularly. You shouldn't "feel" any difference. Your doc will want to keep an eye on your bloodwork, as any water pill Iike HCTZ can cause electrolyte changes. If you do notice unusual things after starting it, check with your pharmacist and/or doc to see if they are related. Answered by Voncile Amis 1 year ago.

HCTZ has been around since the 70s and is still considered one of the safest and most effective meds for high BP. Aside from having potassium and magnesium checked a few eeks after starting it and then once a year, you should be fine with it. Answered by Dallas Soliday 1 year ago.


Which would you say is better for stress related high blood pressure atacand or propanolol?
yea but im asking what is better? Asked by Anneliese Wion 1 year ago.

If it is related to stress, you must get rid of the stress. If you don't treat the cause of the problem, the problem will always be there! Medication will only help a little. Answered by Carter Christo 1 year ago.


Atacand 8mg daily vs. Norvasc 2.5mg?
My doctor just switched me from Norvasc to Atacand. Anyone have any side effects they would like to share on either one? I am also on Levothyronxine 50 mcg and blood levels are coming back Hyper.. which I am kind of shocked because there is no way that I am losing weight... My doctor thinks it could be the... Asked by Moses Clayborne 1 year ago.

My doctor just switched me from Norvasc to Atacand. Anyone have any side effects they would like to share on either one? I am also on Levothyronxine 50 mcg and blood levels are coming back Hyper.. which I am kind of shocked because there is no way that I am losing weight... My doctor thinks it could be the Norvasc... and then switched me. I don't feel swollen but I feel a bit heavy [if that means anything; could be the weight :) ] I also hear Atacand is known to give you a cough. Let me know, I haven't taken the Atacand just yet ... Answered by Barrie Seville 1 year ago.

Never ignore your doc's advice. If their reasoning seems unreasonable or unclear, talk to them before doing something on your own. It could mean life or death. Atacand (ditto same opening statement with Norvasc): "Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Atacand." Common Side Effects: back pain, dizziness, respiratory tract infection. Less Common Side Effects: abdominal pain, broncitis, chest pain, cough, diarrhea, fatigue, headache, joint pain, nausea, runny nose, sinus inflammation, sore throat, swelling,vomiting. Rare Side Efects: anxiety, blood in urine, depression, difficulty breathing, drowsiness, fever, gastrointestinaldisorders, increased bllod sugar,indigestion, muscle aches, nosebleed, rapid heartbeat, rash, sweating, tingling, tiredness, weakness. Special Warning: Atacand can cause a severe drop in blood pressure, especially when you first start taking the drug. The problem is more likely to occur if your body's supply of water has been depleted by diurectics (water pills). Symptoms include light-headedness, dizziness, and faintness. Call your doctor if they occur. You may need to have your dose adjusted. If you have kidney disease or congestive heart failure, Atacand must be used with caution. Norvasc Common Side Effects- dizziness, fatigue, flushing, fluid retention and swelling, headache, palpitations, (fluttery or throbbing heartbeat). Less Common Side Effects: abdominal pain, nausea & sleepiness. Rare Side Effects: abnormal dreams, agitation. allergic reactions, altered sense of smell or taste, anxiety, back pain, chest pain, cold & clammy skin, conjunctivitis (pink eye), constipation, coughing, depression, diarrhea, difficult or labored breathing, difficult or painful urination, difficulty swallowing, dizziness or light-headedness when standing, double vision, dry mouth, dry skin, excessive urination, eye pain, fainting, frequent urination, gas, general feeling of illness, hair loss, heart failure. hives, hot flashes, inability to sleep, increased appetite, increased sweating, indigestion, inflammed blood vessels, inflamed pancreas, irregular heartbeat, irregular pulse, itching, joint pain or problems, lack of coordination, lack of sensation, loose stools, loss of appetite, loss of memory, loss of sense of idenity, low blood pressure, migraine, muscle cramps or pain, muscle weakness, nasal inflammation, nervousness, nosebleed, pain, purple or red spots on the skin, rapid heartbeat, rash, ringing in the ears, sexual problems, skin sdiscoloration, skin inflammation, slow heartbeat, stomach inflammation, thirst, tingling or "pins and needles," tremor, twitching, urinating at night, urinating problems, vertigo, vision problems, vomiting, weakness, weight gain. Answered by Nickie Gammell 1 year ago.

You could, but the dosages of these meds have to be individualized. It will depend on your specific heart condition and body size. The dose for a 220 lb man would not be the same as for a 110 woman. Conditions being roughly equal. If the micardis 40 mg is not keeping your blood pressure close to normal it is time you discussed this with your doctor. When you self medicate and guess at how much to take you are playing with fire. Just how the two meds would react on your body is an unknown. Although your intent is to lower your blood pressure the effect of the two meds combined is unpredictable. Play it safe and talk to your doctor first. Answered by Aubrey Seamster 1 year ago.


Atacand side effects?
my doctor prescribed me that for high blood pressure but i hate it its gives me a headache unusual brusing some weird muscle pain and mood swings but my doctor is gone on vacation now should i go to the emergency? Asked by Emerita Gleeson 1 year ago.

The most common Atacand side effects include upper respiratory infection, dizziness, back pain, and low blood pressure. More serious side effects of Atacand, such as itching, wheezing, or an unexplained rash, should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider, U7K978H9m2. Answered by Tamar Camargo 1 year ago.


Why is propanolol less expansive than atacand?
proponol is for headaches anxiety and high blood pressure while atacand is only for high blood pressure so why does atacand cost more i dont get it? Asked by Laurinda Zeeman 1 year ago.

The synthesis route for atacand is complex. There are 6 steps and at each step, you need to purify the product to start the next step. Propanolol requires just 2 step. Also, I think the reagents used for propanolol cost less. Answered by Angeles Serres 1 year ago.

Propanolol has been around longer, and has generic brands. Answered by Michal Volland 1 year ago.


Is anyone familiar with Atacand the blood pressure medicine?
My boyfriend is 29 years old and the doctor has just started him on Atacand. Can anyone tell me if this is a drug that will cause him to lose his sex drive? I know some blood pressure medicines do. Please any advice will help. Thanks. Asked by Miyoko Pinkleton 1 year ago.

Hello! well, atacand is quite a new drug for treating hypertension, and quite a good one. as far as I know it is rare that it will affect sex drive or performance (some of the oldest drugs can affect performance and libido). hope I helped, meddy Answered by Marybelle Musemeche 1 year ago.


Even after atacand my blood pressure is still high?
i took my atacand before going to the clinic today and when she took my blood pressure she said it was still a little high and this has never happened before usaly when i take it my blood pressure goes back to normal should i be concerned?i take 8mg Asked by Hayden Fleckles 1 year ago.

Why are you taking medication when your problem stems from chronic dehydration? That's like putting a piece of electrical tape over the oil light in your car to fix an oil problem - the problem is still there, even though you no longer see it. Here's what you do - click the link below. There, you'll find a free guide for correcting dehydration. Follow it and stay away from other beverages like soft drinks, coffee, energy drinks, etc. Within a couple of days, you'll see your blood pressure dropping to normal. Stay on the medication though, until your doctor takes you off of it. It's not up to me or you to stop taking it, although you don't need it. Changing or stopping medication must be done under a doctor's supervision. Answered by Suzanna Hillier 1 year ago.


Difference between Atacand and Atacand HCT?
HCT has the hydrochlorothiazine and the regular Atacand doesn't, any differences or precautions I should be aware of? Asked by Timika Frawkin 1 year ago.

Not particularly. You shouldn't "feel" any difference. Your doc will want to keep an eye on your bloodwork, as any water pill Iike HCTZ can cause electrolyte changes. If you do notice unusual things after starting it, check with your pharmacist and/or doc to see if they are related. Answered by Sonia Mcelwaine 1 year ago.

HCTZ has been around since the 70s and is still considered one of the safest and most effective meds for high BP. Aside from having potassium and magnesium checked a few eeks after starting it and then once a year, you should be fine with it. Answered by Darrell Mounts 1 year ago.


Which would you say is better for stress related high blood pressure atacand or propanolol?
yea but im asking what is better? Asked by Marielle Mccalman 1 year ago.

If it is related to stress, you must get rid of the stress. If you don't treat the cause of the problem, the problem will always be there! Medication will only help a little. Answered by Rocio Sprinkles 1 year ago.


Atacand 8mg daily vs. Norvasc 2.5mg?
My doctor just switched me from Norvasc to Atacand. Anyone have any side effects they would like to share on either one? I am also on Levothyronxine 50 mcg and blood levels are coming back Hyper.. which I am kind of shocked because there is no way that I am losing weight... My doctor thinks it could be the... Asked by Hai Banuelos 1 year ago.

My doctor just switched me from Norvasc to Atacand. Anyone have any side effects they would like to share on either one? I am also on Levothyronxine 50 mcg and blood levels are coming back Hyper.. which I am kind of shocked because there is no way that I am losing weight... My doctor thinks it could be the Norvasc... and then switched me. I don't feel swollen but I feel a bit heavy [if that means anything; could be the weight :) ] I also hear Atacand is known to give you a cough. Let me know, I haven't taken the Atacand just yet ... Answered by Veronica Bollie 1 year ago.

Never ignore your doc's advice. If their reasoning seems unreasonable or unclear, talk to them before doing something on your own. It could mean life or death. Atacand (ditto same opening statement with Norvasc): "Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Atacand." Common Side Effects: back pain, dizziness, respiratory tract infection. Less Common Side Effects: abdominal pain, broncitis, chest pain, cough, diarrhea, fatigue, headache, joint pain, nausea, runny nose, sinus inflammation, sore throat, swelling,vomiting. Rare Side Efects: anxiety, blood in urine, depression, difficulty breathing, drowsiness, fever, gastrointestinaldisorders, increased bllod sugar,indigestion, muscle aches, nosebleed, rapid heartbeat, rash, sweating, tingling, tiredness, weakness. Special Warning: Atacand can cause a severe drop in blood pressure, especially when you first start taking the drug. The problem is more likely to occur if your body's supply of water has been depleted by diurectics (water pills). Symptoms include light-headedness, dizziness, and faintness. Call your doctor if they occur. You may need to have your dose adjusted. If you have kidney disease or congestive heart failure, Atacand must be used with caution. Norvasc Common Side Effects- dizziness, fatigue, flushing, fluid retention and swelling, headache, palpitations, (fluttery or throbbing heartbeat). Less Common Side Effects: abdominal pain, nausea & sleepiness. Rare Side Effects: abnormal dreams, agitation. allergic reactions, altered sense of smell or taste, anxiety, back pain, chest pain, cold & clammy skin, conjunctivitis (pink eye), constipation, coughing, depression, diarrhea, difficult or labored breathing, difficult or painful urination, difficulty swallowing, dizziness or light-headedness when standing, double vision, dry mouth, dry skin, excessive urination, eye pain, fainting, frequent urination, gas, general feeling of illness, hair loss, heart failure. hives, hot flashes, inability to sleep, increased appetite, increased sweating, indigestion, inflammed blood vessels, inflamed pancreas, irregular heartbeat, irregular pulse, itching, joint pain or problems, lack of coordination, lack of sensation, loose stools, loss of appetite, loss of memory, loss of sense of idenity, low blood pressure, migraine, muscle cramps or pain, muscle weakness, nasal inflammation, nervousness, nosebleed, pain, purple or red spots on the skin, rapid heartbeat, rash, ringing in the ears, sexual problems, skin sdiscoloration, skin inflammation, slow heartbeat, stomach inflammation, thirst, tingling or "pins and needles," tremor, twitching, urinating at night, urinating problems, vertigo, vision problems, vomiting, weakness, weight gain. Answered by Shandi Savard 1 year ago.

You could, but the dosages of these meds have to be individualized. It will depend on your specific heart condition and body size. The dose for a 220 lb man would not be the same as for a 110 woman. Conditions being roughly equal. If the micardis 40 mg is not keeping your blood pressure close to normal it is time you discussed this with your doctor. When you self medicate and guess at how much to take you are playing with fire. Just how the two meds would react on your body is an unknown. Although your intent is to lower your blood pressure the effect of the two meds combined is unpredictable. Play it safe and talk to your doctor first. Answered by Kristal Pantelakis 1 year ago.


Atacand side effects?
my doctor prescribed me that for high blood pressure but i hate it its gives me a headache unusual brusing some weird muscle pain and mood swings but my doctor is gone on vacation now should i go to the emergency? Asked by May Callegari 1 year ago.

The most common Atacand side effects include upper respiratory infection, dizziness, back pain, and low blood pressure. More serious side effects of Atacand, such as itching, wheezing, or an unexplained rash, should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider, U7K978H9m2. Answered by Gerald Ueckert 1 year ago.


Why is propanolol less expansive than atacand?
proponol is for headaches anxiety and high blood pressure while atacand is only for high blood pressure so why does atacand cost more i dont get it? Asked by Thea Kulback 1 year ago.

The synthesis route for atacand is complex. There are 6 steps and at each step, you need to purify the product to start the next step. Propanolol requires just 2 step. Also, I think the reagents used for propanolol cost less. Answered by Ria Bayer 1 year ago.

Propanolol has been around longer, and has generic brands. Answered by Shelby Staber 1 year ago.


Is anyone familiar with Atacand the blood pressure medicine?
My boyfriend is 29 years old and the doctor has just started him on Atacand. Can anyone tell me if this is a drug that will cause him to lose his sex drive? I know some blood pressure medicines do. Please any advice will help. Thanks. Asked by Clorinda Daisley 1 year ago.

Hello! well, atacand is quite a new drug for treating hypertension, and quite a good one. as far as I know it is rare that it will affect sex drive or performance (some of the oldest drugs can affect performance and libido). hope I helped, meddy Answered by Annalee Patnode 1 year ago.


Even after atacand my blood pressure is still high?
i took my atacand before going to the clinic today and when she took my blood pressure she said it was still a little high and this has never happened before usaly when i take it my blood pressure goes back to normal should i be concerned?i take 8mg Asked by Laine Trott 1 year ago.

Why are you taking medication when your problem stems from chronic dehydration? That's like putting a piece of electrical tape over the oil light in your car to fix an oil problem - the problem is still there, even though you no longer see it. Here's what you do - click the link below. There, you'll find a free guide for correcting dehydration. Follow it and stay away from other beverages like soft drinks, coffee, energy drinks, etc. Within a couple of days, you'll see your blood pressure dropping to normal. Stay on the medication though, until your doctor takes you off of it. It's not up to me or you to stop taking it, although you don't need it. Changing or stopping medication must be done under a doctor's supervision. Answered by Nathalie Marrison 1 year ago.


Difference between Atacand and Atacand HCT?
HCT has the hydrochlorothiazine and the regular Atacand doesn't, any differences or precautions I should be aware of? Asked by Elmira Dellapina 1 year ago.

Not particularly. You shouldn't "feel" any difference. Your doc will want to keep an eye on your bloodwork, as any water pill Iike HCTZ can cause electrolyte changes. If you do notice unusual things after starting it, check with your pharmacist and/or doc to see if they are related. Answered by Tora Mayoka 1 year ago.

HCTZ has been around since the 70s and is still considered one of the safest and most effective meds for high BP. Aside from having potassium and magnesium checked a few eeks after starting it and then once a year, you should be fine with it. Answered by Verline Gunselman 1 year ago.


Which would you say is better for stress related high blood pressure atacand or propanolol?
yea but im asking what is better? Asked by Danyell Verunza 1 year ago.

If it is related to stress, you must get rid of the stress. If you don't treat the cause of the problem, the problem will always be there! Medication will only help a little. Answered by Johnson Byrom 1 year ago.


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