Atacand (Candesartan) Product Information
Candesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It can also be prescribed to treat high blood pressure, so that heart attacks, strokes and kidney disease are prevented. Candesartan stops blood vessels from constricting and this helps to lower your blood pressure, and blood flow is also enhanced.
Order Brand Atacand or Generic Candesartan Online
Brand name Candesartan is manufactured by Takeda and AstraZeneca. We carry it in four strengths: 4 mg, 8 mg, 16 mg and 32 mg. The generic alternative for this medication, Candesartan, is available in the same dosages, but is produced by different manufacturers.
This medication is available from our licensed pharmacies in Canada and the UK, so a shipment to the US would take an estimated 7-10 business days. Shipping starts at $9.95, but tracked or express shipping is available for an additional charge.
To compare the cost of Atacand with your local pharmacy, simply select the dosage box above to check the price of the brand and generic medication.
Prescriptions can be faxed, emailed, uploaded, or called in by your doctor's office. Our fax number is 1-855-776-0076, and the email to send your prescription for processing is [email protected]. To reach us by phone, our toll free number is 1-855-776-0079.
It is important to take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Also be sure to take your tablets at the same time each day. This medication is taken once daily and can be taken with or without food.
For those taking Candesartan for high blood pressure they will typically start with 16 mg once daily. If your prescribed Candesartan for heart failure then the starting dose is usually 4 mg once daily with a target dose of 32 mg once daily if tolerated.
Side Effects of Atacand
This medicine can cause some side effects. The most common side effects include:
- Cold symptoms: like sneezing, sore throat and stuffy nose.
If you notice severe symptoms like quick or slow heartbeats, get in touch with your doctor right away.
Prior to taking this blood pressure medication, ensure that you follow the following precautions:
- Don’t start if you have a candesartan allergy
- Discuss your kidney and/or heart problems with your doctor
- Avoid Candesartan and a medicine containing aliskiren if you have a kidney disease.
- If you are diabetic and taking a medicine containing aliskiren you should avoid this drug
- Avoid this medicine if you are on a low salt diet
- Don’t take if you are dehydrated
- Keep away if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding
The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.