candesartan cilexetil

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can·de·sar·tan ci·lex·e·til

 (kăn′də-sär′tn sĭ-lĕk′sə-tĭl′)
An angiotensin II receptor blocker drug, C33H34N6O6, used to treat hypertension and heart failure.

[cande-, of unknown origin + -sartan, angiotensin II receptor blocker suff.; see losartan + cilexetil (shortening and alteration of cyclohexyloxycarbonyloxy ethyl ester).]
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Par has begun shipping 4 mg, 8 mg, 16 mg and 32 mg strengths of candesartan cilexetil tablets.
6) characteristics Age 61 42 Sex Female Female Medical History Diabetes mellitus + - Hypertension + + Hypothyroidism - - Chronic renal failure - - Concomitant drugs potentially interacting Glimeperid, Metformin, Candesartan cilexetil with fenofibrate Losarian potassium +hydrochlorothiazide Mean fenofibrate therapy duration time (week) 4 4 Main symptom Weakness, myalgia Generalized myalgia Laboratory Creatinine, mg/dl 5.
The safety and tolerability of candesartan cilexetil in CHF.
Candesartan cilexetil (CAN) is one of the angiotensin-II-receptor antagonists which are safe and effective agents for the treatment of hypertension and heart failure, either alone, or in conjunction with hydrochlorothiazide (HYD), a thiazide diuretic[1].
Randomized trial of candesartan cilexetil in the treatment of patients with congestive heart failure and a history of intolerance to angiotensin-converting enzymes inhibitors.
Refer to Summary of Product Characteristics before prescribing) Presentation: Tablets containing 4mg, 8mg, 16mg or 32mg candesartan cilexetil.
I am not suggesting that the success of alternative techniques in lowering BP should preclude the use of calcium channel blockers such as amlodipine (Norvasc), angiotensin II receptor blockers such as candesartan cilexetil (Atacand), or ACE inhibitors such as enalapril (Vasotec) in hypertensive patients.
A forced titration study of antihypertensive efficacy of candesartan cilexetil in comparison to losartan: CLAIM Study II.
One, called Scope, showed that the drug candesartan cilexetil reduced the risk of non-fatal stroke in elderly patients with only slightly higher than normal blood pressure by 28pc.
announced today that they have entered into a distribution agreement for Candesartan ASKA (generic name: candesartan cilexetil, Candesartan ASKA ), a treatment for hypertension.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Candesartan Cilexetil and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, 16/12.
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