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Cantar 16mg Tablet

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Composition for Cantar 16mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cantar 16mg Tablet

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69.3
₹6.93/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cantar Tablet

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Uses of Cantar Tablet

Cantar 16mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Cantar Tablet side effects

Common

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

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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.
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Cantar Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cantar Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cantar 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.
Lactation
Cantar 16mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Cantar 16mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Cantar 16mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cantar 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.
Liver
CAUTION
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.
Use of Cantar 16mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Cantar Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Cantar 16mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cantar Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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
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
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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Cantar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cantar with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Cantar with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Cantar with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Cantar with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Cantar with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin
Cantar with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Cantar with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun, Seegraf, Rolimus
Cantar with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Cantar with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Cantar with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Cantar with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice
Cantar with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar
Cantar with Ardeparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Cantar with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Cantar with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Cantar with Analgin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep
Cantar with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
Cantar with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip
Cantar with Nimesulide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid
Cantar with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu
Cantar with Metolazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz, Metoral
Cantar with Indapamide
MODERATE
Cantar with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Cantar with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Cantar with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin, Lanoxin, Sangoxin, Digitran
Cantar with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped
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