candesartan


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candesartan

 [kan″dĕ-sahr´tan]
an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, used in the treatment of hypertension; administered orally as candesartan cilexetil.

candesartan

/can·de·sar·tan/ (kan″dĕ-sahr´tan) an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, used in the treatment of hypertension; administered orally as c. cilexetil.

candesartan

an antihypertensive in the angiotensin II receptor antagonist class.
indications It is used to treat hypertension, either alone or in combination with other drugs.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Angioedema is a potentially life-threatening side effect. Dizziness, diarrhea, cough, and upper respiratory infection are common side effects. Other side effects include fatigue, headache, nausea, arthralgia, and pain.

candesartan

An ANGIOTENSIN II antagonist drug used in the treatment of high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). A brand name is Amias.
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Consequently, the current study was designed to examine effects of losartan and candesartan in a pre-established model of fibrosis in rats.
Effects of Candesartan in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure and Reduced Left-Ventricular Systolic Function Taking Angiotensin-Converting-Enzyme Inhibitors: The CHARM-Added Trial.
Tan presented a clinical trial called the PRADA study, in which administering the drug candesartan helped prevent weakening of the heart muscles.
Effects of candesartan on mortality and morbidity in patients with chronic heart failure: the CHARM-Overall programme.
El diseno del estudio fue factorial 2x2 randomizados de la siguiente manera: 6356 fueron al brazo de candesartan mas HCTZ, 6349 al brazo de placebo de medicamentos antihipertensivos, 6.
The synergistic effect of Ang II and insulin/IGF-1 on ERK1/2 activation was abolished by candesartan, a selective AT1 receptor blocker, but not by PD1233319, a selective AT2 receptor blocker, indicating that the action of Ang II was mediated by AT1 receptor activation.
In earlier research, the same team found that telmisartan and another hypertension drug, candesartan, had beneficial effects in mice with traumatic brain injury several hours after injury.
Common ARBs used to manage HTN include azilsartan (Edarbi[R]), candesartan (Atacand[R]), eprosartan (Teveten[R]), irbesartan (Avapro[R]), losartan (Cozaar[R]), olmesartan (Benicar[R]), telmisartan (Micardis[R]), and valsartan (Diovan[R]).
Since then several others have been synthesized including valsartan irbesartan tel-misartan candesartan eprosartan and olmesartan.
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