Atacand treats high blood pressure. It may also be used to treat heart failure in certain patients and for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
How to use
Use Atacand as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Take Atacand by mouth with or without food.
Continue to take Atacand even if you feel well. Do not miss any doses.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Atacand is an angiotensin II receptor blocker. It works by helping to relax blood vessels. This helps to lower blood pressure.
If you miss a dose of Atacand , take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Store at the room temperature away from moisture and sunlight. Keep out of the reach of children.
Possible Side Effects
Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome:
dizziness; headache; runny nose; sore throat; upper respiratory tract infection.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur:
severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; decreased urination; fainting; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; irregular heartbeat; muscle pain or tenderness; severe or persistent dizziness; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
Atacand is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
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