Medicine Overview of Cantar Tablet
Side effects of Cantar Tablet
Dizziness, Back pain, Sinus inflammation, Increased potassium level in blood.
How to use Cantar 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. Cantar 16mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Cantar Tablet works
Cantar 16mg Tablet is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
In Depth Information on Cantar Tablet
Expert advice for Cantar Tablet
- Cantar 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.
- Cantar 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.
Special precautions for Cantar 16mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cantar 16mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Cantar 16mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Cantar 16mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o+more
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Cantar 16mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cantar 16mg Tablet is recommended.+more
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....
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.
Cantar 16mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cantar 16mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Cantar 16mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease....
Use of Cantar 16mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Tacromus 0.25mg Capsule
If you miss a dose of Candesartan, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Cantar 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
Cantar is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No. Actacand is a prodrug containing Cantar cilexetil which gets hydrolysed to Cantar before absorption in body
No. Cantar 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
Yes. However, viagra may add up the blood pressure lowering effect of Cantar. Always consult your doctor before taking the combination
Yes. However, aspirin reduces the blood pressure lowering effect of Cantar 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 Cantar. However, always consult your doctor before taking any combination
Q. Does Cantar cause headaches/ hair loss/ weight gain/ erectile dysfunction/ constipation/ tinnitus/ cancer?
Yes. Cantar 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 Cantar may rarely make you tired
Yes. Cantar works if used at prescribed does for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Substitutes for Cantar Tablet
Candelong 16mg Tablet
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