Atacand Plus

Atacand Plus (Candesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide) is prescribed to treat hypertension. Candesartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist that relaxes blood vessels. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic that helps reduce the amount of excess fluid and salt in the body.

Atacand Plus

Candesartan/ Hydrochlorothiazide

Atacand Plus

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Astra Zeneca

Tablet

Candesartan16 mg / Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg

India

Hydrochlorothiazide

Uses
Hydrochlorothiazide is used in the treatment of high blood pressure or hypertension, congestive heart failure,fluid retention (edema), cirrhosis of the liver, corticosteroid and estrogen therapy, and kidney disorders.
How it Works
Hydrochlorothiazide contains a form of thiazide, which is a diuretic that prompts your body to produce and eliminate more urine, which helps lower blood pressure.Hydrochlorothiazide lowers the blood pressure and swelling by removing extra water and electrolytes from the body.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Hydrochlorothiazide may suffer from such side effects; Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Anemia, Blood disorders, Changes in blood sugar, Constipation, Difficulty breathing, Dizziness, Fever, Altered blood lipids

Candesartan

Uses
Candesartan is used FOR the treatment of hypertension ,heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease.
How it Works
Candesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker. Candesartan is also called an angiotensin-II receptor antagonist, or an AIIRA. Candesartan works by blocking the effect of a chemical called angiotensin II. Angiotensin II causes the blood vessels to narrow, so by blocking its effect, candesartan allows blood vessels to relax and widen. The pressure within blood vessels is reduced and it is easier for the heart to pump blood.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Candesartan may suffer from such side effects; Fatigue, Anemia, Renal impairment, Vertigo, Orthostatic hypotension, Weakness, Dizziness, Increased potassium level in blood

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