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Candesartan

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Candesartan is used to treat hypertension, Atacand is the common brand name under the drug class called Angiotensin-receptor blockers. The recommended dosage of Candesartan is 16 mg.
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Basic Medical Information
Common Brand Name Atacand 
Drug Class Angiotensin-receptor Blockers  vs 17.6% Hypertension Drugs have Angiotensin-receptor blockers
Legal Status Rx -only 
Possible Side Effects Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Blurred Vision, Fainting, Impotence, Abdominal Pain, Muscle Pain, Skin Rashes, Swelling, Difficulty Breathing 
Precautions & Contraindications Heart Disease, Cirrhosis, Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Allergies, Pregnant, Breastfeeding, Dialysis, Surgery 
Excretion Renal, Fecal  vs 11.8% Hypertension Drugs have Renal Fecal
Dosage, Usage and Forms
Route of Administration Oral  vs 82.4% Hypertension Drugs have Oral
Dosage 16 Mg  vs 3% Hypertension Drugs have 16 mg
Maximum daily dose
32 mg (192.22 mg lower than average)
vs
224.22 mg

Forms Tablet  vs 64.7% Hypertension Drugs have Tablet
Tablet Formulations 4 Mg, 8 Mg, 16 Mg, 32 Mg 
Chemical Data
Molecular mass (g/mol)
440.45  (87.93 higher than average)
vs
352.52

Half Life (hours)
10.5  (1.13 lower than average)
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11.63

Chemicals Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen 
Formula C24H20N6O3  
Melting Point (C)
184  (0.25 lower than average)
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184.25

Phase (solid/liquid) Solid 


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