Atacand HCT

Active Ingredient(s): Candesartan + Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ
FDA Approved: * September 5, 2000
Pharm Company: * ASTRAZENECA
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Atacand HCT Overview

Candesartan (rINN) /kændsrtn/ is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used mainly for the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure. The prodrug candesartan cilexetil is marketed by AstraZeneca and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, commonly under the trade names Blopress, Atacand, Amias, and Ratacand. It is available in generic form. Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Hypertension 1.2 Congestive Heart Failure 1.3 Prehypertension 1.4 Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation 1.5 Combination wit...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candesartan

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confused blood pressure meds

I used to have good blood pressure relief with Atacand HCT 32 strength . The doctors now seem to prefer lisinopril. I thought they were very similar and am thinking of asking to switch back. Has Atacand fallen out of favor for some reason? ## No, it hasn't fallen out of favor, per se, but doctors do tend to prefer to prescribe the medications they are most familiar with. I've been in the ER before and had a doctor give me an attitude questioning the medications I am on, because one is Atacand and it's just not the first choice to be used, anymore. However, I refused to let them make changes or carry on about it, figuring that my cardio doc knows best and she really worked closely with me for about a year, until we found the right medications for me that worked, without makin...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Candesartan + Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ
  • Tablet: 16mg + 12.5mg, 32mg + 12.5mg, 32mg + 25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Atacand HCT: (9 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0186-0162 Atacand Hct 16/12.5 Oral Tablet by Astrazeneca Lp
  • 0186-0322 Atacand Hct 32/12.5 Oral Tablet by Astrazeneca Lp
  • 0186-0324 Atacand Hct 32/25 Oral Tablet by Astrazeneca Lp
  • 54868-4729 Atacand Hct 16/12.5 Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-4869 Atacand Hct 32/12.5 Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 62559-650 Atacand Hct Oral Tablet by Ani Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 62559-651 Atacand Hct Oral Tablet by Ani Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 62559-652 Atacand Hct Oral Tablet by Ani Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 63629-3377 Atacand Hct 32/12.5 Oral Tablet by Bryant Ranch Prepack

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