Atacand (Candesartan) for Heart disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Atacand is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension and heart failure. Atacand is also known by its drug name, Candesartan.

Atacand is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB). ARBs are believed to work by relaxing the blood vessels.

How do I take it?
Atacand is generally taken once or twice daily.

Atacand comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Atacand lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, low blood pressure, abnormal kidney function, and electrolyte imbalance.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Atacand include fetal toxicity.

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