Atacand side effects
zhion@zhion.com November 2005
Atacand
Brand Name: Atacand
Active Ingredient:   candesartan cilexetil
Strength(s):  4mg, 8mg, 16mg, and 32mg
Dosage Form(s):   Tablets
Company Name:    Astra Merck Inc.
Availability:         Prescription only
*Date Approved by the FDA:   June 4, 1998

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What is Atacand used for? Atacand is used to treat high blood pressure. It may
be used alone or with other drugs that treat high blood pressure.

Special Warnings with Atacand:
Do not take Atacand when you are pregnant. If you find out you are pregnant while
taking Atacand you should call your health care provider and stop taking Atacand
as soon as possible. During the second and third trimester of pregnancy there have
been reports of harm and even death to the fetus.

What are some possible side effects of Atacand? (This is NOT a complete list
of side effects reported with Atacand. Your health care provider can discuss with
you a more complete list of side effects.)  

Back pain
Dizziness
Cold-like symptoms
Sore throat
Stuffy nose

For more detailed information about Atacand, ask your health care provider.
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