What is Candesartan cilexetil 16mg
Candesartan is a drug marketed under the brand name cilexetil. Cilexetil is used in treating high blood pressure. Cilexetil can also be used in the treatment of heart failure and also in preventing strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.
Who shouldn’t use Candesartan Cilexetil 16 mg?
This medicine should not be administered to children under 1 year old. Pregnant or breastfeeding persons should only use this medication if the potential benefits outweigh the possible risks.
How do I use Candesartan Cilexetil 16 mg?
This medication should be used by mouth with or without food. The dosage should be based on your condition, your body weight, and the doctor’s recommendation. Do follow any instructions in the patient information leaflet that comes with the medication. To get the most benefit from using Candesartan, use this drug at the same time every day. Also note that when treating high blood pressure, the full benefits of the drug may not show up until after 6 weeks of consistent use.
What are the side effects of using Candesartan Cilexetil 16 mg?
The following side effects may occur while using Candesartan Cilexetil 16 mg:
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
- Symptoms of high blood potassium (muscle weakness and irregular heartbeat)