The Brand Name CANDESTAN Has Generic Salt :: Candesartan 

CANDESTAN  Is From Company Medley Priced :: Rs. 20

CANDESTAN have Candesartan is comes under Sub class Anti Hypertensives of  Main Class Cardiovascular System

Main Medicine Class:: Cardiovascular System  Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Hypertensives 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Candesartan  TAB  Rs. 20  10
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 10
 CANDESTAN  Medley  4MG  10 Rs. 20

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Medley :: CANDESTAN  Candesartan  Cardiovascular System Anti Hypertensives

Indications for Drugs ::

Hypertension, Congestive heart failure

Drug Dose ::

Oral Hypertension Adult: Initially, 8 mg once daily adjusted according to response. Maintenance: 8 mg once daily. Max: 32 mg/day as single or in 2 divided doses. Patients w/ intravascular volume depletion: Initially, 4 mg once daily. Child: 1 to <6 yr Initially, 200 mcg/kg/day. May increase according to response to 50-400 mcg/kg/day. >6 yr <50 kg: 4-8 mg/day, adjusted according to response to 2-16 mg/day; >50 kg: 8-16 mg/day, adjusted according response to 4-32 mg/day. All doses may be given as single or in 2 divided doses. Hepatic impairment: Mild to moderate: Initially, 4 mg once daily. Severe: Contraindicated. Heart failure Adult: Initially, 4 mg once daily, may be doubled at intervals of not <2 wk. Max: 32 mg once daily. Hepatic impairment: Severe: Contraindicated. Contraindication ::

Hypersensitivity. Pregnancy (2nd and 3rd trimester) and lactation.

Drug Precautions ::

Volume or sodium depletion, preexisting renal insufficiency; aortic or mitral valve stenosis, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, renal artery stenosis, primary hyperaldosteronism. Patients with a history of angioedema, urticaria. Monitor serum potassium levels especially in elderly and renally impaired patients. Hypotension may occur during major surgery and anaesthesia due to suppression of the renin-angiotensin system.

Drug Side Effects ::

Dizziness, headache, vertigo, depression, somnolence, fever, back pain, upper respiratory tract infections, 1st dose orthostatic hypotension, rash, diarrhoea, decreased haemoglobin, renal impairment, hepatitis.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category

4

Drug Mode of Action ::  

Candesartan inhibits the binding of angiotensin II to AT1 receptors in many tissues (e.g. vascular smooth muscles, adrenal gland) which leads to vasoconstriction blockade and aldosterone release.

Drug Interactions ::

NSAIDs may reduce antihypertensive effect and result in deterioration of renal function including possible acute renal failure. May increase serum lithium concentration. K-sparing diuretics, K supplements or salt substitutes containing K may increase risk of hyperkalaemia. Potentially Fatal: Coadministration w/ aliskiren in diabetic patients may increase risk of renal impairment, hypotension and hyperkalaemia.

 

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