Candelong 16mg Tablet

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Composition for Candelong 16mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Candelong Tablet

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Uses of Candelong Tablet

Candelong 16mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It may also lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
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Side effects of Candelong Tablet

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Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.

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How to use Candelong Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Candelong 16mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Candelong Tablet works

Candelong 16mg tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

In Depth Information on Candelong Tablet

Expert advice for Candelong Tablet

  • Candelong can be taken with or without food but preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It is best to take the first dose before bed to reduce symptomatic hypotension.
  • Candelong may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Candelong 16mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Candelong 16mg 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.
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Lactation
Candelong 16mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Candelong 16mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Candelong 16mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Candelong 16mg 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.
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Liver
CAUTION
Candelong 16mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Candelong 16mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Candelong 16mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tacloran 1mg Capsule, Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Candesartan, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Candelong 16mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Candesartan

Q. Is Candesartan an ACE inhibitor/ a beta blocker/ calcium channel blocker/ alpha blocker/ blood thinner?
Candesartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist
Candelong is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No. Actacand is a prodrug containing Candelong cilexetil which gets hydrolysed to Candelong before absorption in body
Q. Can I take ibuprofen/ paracetamol with Candesartan / Candesartan cilexetil?
Yes. However, you may require close monitoring by your treating doctor
Yes. However, viagra may add up the blood pressure lowering effect of Candelong. Always consult your doctor before taking the combination
Yes. However, aspirin reduces the blood pressure lowering effect of Candelong 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
Yes. You can take lemsip (Paracetamol) with Candelong. However, always consult your doctor before taking any combination
Yes. Candelong 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
The use of Candelong may rarely make you tired
Yes. Candelong works if used at prescribed does for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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