Medicine Overview of Angiosart Tablet
Side Effects of Angiosart are Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Angiosart 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Angiosart 40 mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes blood vessel by blocking the action of a chemical that usually makes blood vessels tighter. This lowers the blood pressure, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly to different organs and the heart to pump more efficiently.
In Depth Information on Angiosart Tablet
You have been prescribed Angiosart 40 mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure.
Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
It protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
Angiosart 40 mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
Angiosart 40 mg Tablet may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
- Do not take Angiosart 40 mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Angiosart 40 mg Tablet.
Angiosart Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Angiosart 40 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Angiosart 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Angiosart 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Angiosart 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Angiosart 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function test, and potassium levels may be advised.
Angiosart 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Angiosart 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Angiosart 40 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Angiosart 40 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Angiosart Tablet
Q. Is Candesartan an ACE inhibitor/ a beta blocker/ calcium channel blocker/ alpha blocker/ blood thinner?
Candesartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist
Angiosart is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Angiosart the same as atacand?
No. Actacand is a prodrug containing Angiosart cilexetil which gets hydrolysed to Angiosart before absorption in body
Q. Is Angiosart / Angiosart cilexetil a statin?
No. Angiosart is not a statin
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/ paracetamol with Candesartan / Candesartan cilexetil?
Yes. However, you may require close monitoring by your treating doctor
Q. Can I take viagra with Angiosart?
Yes. However, viagra may add up the blood pressure lowering effect of Angiosart. Always consult your doctor before taking the combination
Q. Can I take aspirin with Angiosart?
Yes. However, aspirin reduces the blood pressure lowering effect of Angiosart and also prolonged combination use may affect your kidney function. You must consult your doctor prior to taking this combination
Q. Can I take diclofenac with candesartan?
Yes. However, diclofenac reduces the blood pressure lowering effect of candesartan and also prolonged combination use may affect your kidney function. You must consult your doctor prior to taking this combination
Q. Can I take lemsip with Angiosart?
Yes. You can take lemsip (Paracetamol) with Angiosart. However, always consult your doctor before taking any combination
Q. Does Angiosart cause headaches/ hair loss/ weight gain/ erectile dysfunction/ constipation/ tinnitus/ cancer?
Yes. Angiosart use may cause headache. However it is not known to cause hair loss, weight gain, erectile dysfunction, insomnia, constipation, tinnitus or cancer. Please consult your doctor if you experience such side effects
Q. Does Angiosart make you tired?
The use of Angiosart may rarely make you tired
Yes. Angiosart works if used at prescribed does for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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