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Composition for Candestan Products

About Candestan Products

Uses of Candestan Products

Candesartan is used in the treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure), Heart failure and prevention of heart attack and stroke.

Candestan Products side effects


Side Effects of Candestan are Back pain, Dizziness, Upper respiratory tract infection, Sore throat, Nasal congestion (stuffy nose).

How Candestan Products work

Candesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It relaxes the 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.

Patient Concerns about Candestan Products

Frequently asked questions about Candestan Products

Frequently asked questions about Candesartan

Q. Which class does Candestan 8mg Tablet belong to?
Candestan 8mg Tablet belongs to a class of medicines called angiotensin II receptor antagonists (AIIRAs). Angiotensin II is a naturally occurring substance in the body. It tightens the blood vessels, which in turn increases the blood pressure. Candestan 8mg Tablet blocks this effect so that the blood vessels relax, which helps lower your blood pressure.
Q. How should I take Candestan 8mg Tablet?
You should take Candestan 8mg Tablet exactly as directed by your doctor. It is for oral use and is usually taken once a day. You should take it with plenty of water, with or without food. It is recommended that you take this medicine at the same time every day.
Q. How long does Candestan 8mg Tablet take to start working?
Candestan 8mg Tablet may take about 2 weeks to show a visible reduction in blood pressure. However, the medicine may take a little longer, about 4 weeks to show full benefits.
Q. What is the most important information I should know about Candestan 8mg Tablet?
It is important for you to know that this medicine can cause harm or death to your unborn baby. Therefore, if you are planning a pregnancy or have become pregnant, consult your doctor right away. The doctor may switch you to a different medicine to treat your high blood pressure.
Q. Is Candestan 8mg Tablet better than telmisartan?
Both Candestan 8mg Tablet and telmisartan are blood pressure-lowering medicines. Candestan 8mg Tablet is a relatively new medicine. It has been found to be as effective as telmisartan in lowering blood pressure. It can be safely used in patients as it has fewer side effects.
Q. Can I stop Candestan 8mg Tablet on my own?
No, do not stop taking Candestan 8mg Tablet without speaking to your doctor, even if you are feeling well or your blood pressure is controlled. Stopping it suddenly may increase your blood pressure which may increase your risk of stroke.
Q. What are the symptoms of overdose of Candestan 8mg Tablet?
Taking more than the recommended dose of Candestan 8mg Tablet may decrease your blood pressure due to which you may feel dizzy or may even faint. Consult your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical aid in a nearby hospital.
Q. Who should not take Candestan 8mg Tablet?
You should not take Candestan 8mg Tablet if you are allergic to it or if you are pregnant. Avoid its use if you have diabetes, impaired kidney function or if you are being treated with a blood pressure-lowering medicine containing aliskiren.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Candestan 8mg Tablet?
If you forget to take a dose of Candestan 8mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
Q. What other lifestyle changes should I make while taking Candestan 8mg Tablet?
Lifestyle changes play a major role in keeping you healthy if you are taking Candestan 8mg Tablet. Avoid taking excess salt in your diet and find ways to reduce or manage stress in your life. Practice yoga or meditation or take up a hobby. Ensure that you have a sound sleep every night as this also helps to reduce stress levels and helps to keep your blood pressure normal. Stop smoking and alcohol consumption as this helps in lowering your blood pressure and preventing heart problems. Exercise regularly and take a balanced diet that includes whole grains, fresh fruits, vegetables and fat-free products. Consult your doctor if you need any further guidance to get the maximum benefit of Candestan 8mg Tablet and to keep yourself healthy.

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