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Candesartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults and children who are at least 1 year old. Lowering blood pressure can reduce the risk of stroke, heart attack, or other heart complications. Candesartan is also used in adults with certain types of heart failure, to reduce serious complications or death due to heart damage. Candesartan may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
angiotensin II inhibitors


Frequently Asked Questions

Do not use if you are pregnant. Stop using candesartan and tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant.

If you have diabetes, do not use candesartan together with any medication that contains aliskiren (a blood pressure medicine).

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Atacand tablet 16 mg32 mg4 mg8 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Candesartan Cilexetil tablet 16 mg32 mg4 mg8 mg

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