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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.
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candesartan

An ANGIOTENSIN II antagonist drug used in the treatment of high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). A brand name is Amias.
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Candesartan. Candesartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist that is clinically used for treatment of hypertension.
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.
Group III (candesartan pretreated ischemic rats with 0.1 mg/kg; n=12): rats received a single IV injection of 0.1 mg/kg of candesartan (Toronto Research Chemical Inc, Canada) 1 h prior to MCAO.
The researchers also found that candesartan may work for patients who get no relief from propranolol.
Swedberget al., "Effects of candesartan in patients with chronic heart failure and preserved left-ventricular ejection fraction: the CHARM-preserved trial," The Lancet, vol.
To address this issue, 1 nmol of candesartan was bilaterally injected into the RVLM of renovascular hypertensive or control rats.
We have shown that candesartan, an AT1 receptor blocker, is neuroprotective and vasculoprotective and improves functional outcome in both permanent and transient models of stroke [11,15-17].
SCAST is the trial carried out to determine the effect of lowering of blood pressure in acute stroke with Candesartan.
Infelizmente, tanto no DM1 (estudo RASS com enalapril ou losartan (18) e estudo DIRECT com candesartan (19)), quanto no DM2 (estudo ROADMAP com Olmesartan (20) e DIRECT (19)), o tratamento com drogas bloqueadoras do SRAA nao preveniu o aparecimento de microalbuminuria.
Previous research showed that several blood pressure-lowering medications, including metoprolol, acebutolol and candesartan, were effective for migraine prevention in adults but such drugs have never been tested in children.
Il s'agit du Sartix (candesartan) et du Valsis (valsartan).