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  1. help really scared too low?
    ... great, but still on meds (toporol 100mg 2x daily and atacand 16 mg 2x daily). Just thought at some point I could...

  2. ARB's Which Ones Are Best?
    ... Hello, I have tried Atacand and Cozaar but I had many side effects, my father...
    ... back from the doctor. I gave her options of Avapro, Atacand and Diovan. She prefers to go with Diovan. So Diovan...

  3. atacand
    ... "post marketing experience". Just do a search on " atacand " and go to the company website....
    ... patients worldwide treated in clinical trials with ATACAND are listed below. It cannot be determined whether ... these events were causally related to ATACAND . Body as a Whole: asthenia, fever; Central and Peripheral ... Heart Failure The adverse event profile of ATACAND in heart failure patients was consistent with the ... status of the patients. In the CHARM program, comparing ATACAND in total daily doses up to 32 mg once daily (n=3803 ... ) with placebo (n=3796), 21.0% of ATACAND patients discontinued for adverse events vs. 16.1...
    ... like I have been run over by a train, so I stopped Atacand last night (after almost a month). I think my problems...
    ... when I got there (not the hospital) that I suspected Atacand . He was dubious. I told him that the aches, pains ... and angina had improved 100%, and I had skipped Atacand the night before, and was going to forever skip it ... that. The cath doc had heard of bad reactions to Atacand . He tended to think that some people couldn't tolerate ... small percentage that can develop angina from either Atacand or ARBs in general. I do wonder about statins and ... ARBs now. As I reflect on the pain from Atacand and the pain from statins when I tried them, it seems...
    ... sure that whatever causes this adverse reaction with Atacand , would show on any test. It probably wouldn't hurt...
    ... this.... :) I figure some that read my post about Atacand and angina, may doubt whether I know what angina really ... Diovan (valsartan) above, but the same is written about Atacand . Enough of dis. My head is spinning :) Hey those...

  4. Anyone with adverse reaction(s) to Atacand (ARB) ?
    ... OY Brad, You are a walking pharmacopaeia. :D Atacand can cause back pain and joint pain but neither is...
    ... I don't know about atacand , but my mom stayed on ace inhibitors for seven yrs...
    ... I was on Atacand (candesartan cilexil here in the UK) which made my ... are deciding on one more bp medicine to replace the atacand . I take 25 mg atenolol which i think is the best ... 43. It is now back up to 55-60. If you do stay on atacand you will need blood work done every two weeks. All...
    ... experiences! May I ask how long you took this medicine ( Atacand )? I may be wrong, but I think ACE inhibitors can also ... P of S..... I think the RA is getting better, but Atacand (or atacan't) is very high. I have good insurance...
    ... Hi Brad - I took Atacand for about 5 months. The ace inhibitors i was on didnt...

  5. amlodipine versus nifedipine?
    ... bad. I also finally was taken off the candesartan ( atacand ) which is a diabolical drug....

  6. Cozaar and Avapro question
    ... other reason? Thanks for replies. Candersartan is Atacand . Like everyone said, some drs. just prefer certain ... meds. Could be your insurance company, as mine has Atacand as a preferred drug, yet not Avapro. I am on Avapro ... pharmacist if there was any price difference, he said the Atacand is only about 40 cents lower priced for a monts supply ... go figure???? My dr. gave me some samples of the Atacand as I complained about backaches, which I know Avapro ... can cause, but they didn't stop with the Atacand . Actually just about every ARB I looked up has backache...

  7. Lotensin & Micardis feedback - anyone?
    ... temisartan) is such a drug, as are Cozaar, Avapro, Atacand , Diovan and a host of others, all expensive patented...

  8. Just started Benicar 20mg.
    ... problem too with ARBs and ACEs. I have tried Cozaar and Atacand , both are ARBs like Benicar. I got extremely tired...

  9. Supplements seem to have stopped working. Dr. wants me to use Coreg.
    ... ARBs are another group of High BP meds like Cozaar, Atacand , Benicar and Diovan. Drs put patients on ACEs first...

  10. New drug classes??
    ... talking!" :D:D Oh yeah, Astra Zeneca is pushing ATACAND as a treatment for those who are PRE...

  11. Lasix and Potassium
    ... t have to go to the dr to change me from Cozaar to Atacand . Thanks, Michael...

  12. BP Going To Normal, Pulse is High
    ... excited and very tense. No meds. Doctor prescribed Atacand , but drugstore closed. I have Norvasc, but haven't...
    ... the doctor to find out if there is a generic form of ATACAND , which is a way expensive med (55.00)...

  13. Need to Switch My Meds, someone help
    ... I am currently taking Atacand 16mg, for the last 2 years and it works great for ... work. I don't know what to do, I LOVE taking the Atacand , but again I cannot afford the $170.00 a month it ... palps), Cozaar (then got pg had to come off of it) now Atacand . I am very afraid to change....
    ... Tammy, My wife took Atacand for a long time as well, and yes it worked good for...
    ... I am currently taking Atacand 16mg, for the last 2 years and it works great for ... work. I don't know what to do, I LOVE taking the Atacand , but again I cannot afford the $170.00 a month it ... palps), Cozaar (then got pg had to come off of it) now Atacand . I am very afraid to change. Hopefully your...
    ... don't COUGH they will work similarly and better than ATACAND with its obsene pricing. Dont' let anyone talk...

  14. Headaches
    ... actually help diabetes. I know at one time she was on Atacand , now she is on Avapro with no problems whatsoever...

  15. Are There any BP meds w/o side effects?
    ... effects? Thanks. Avoid beta blockers . I take Atacand without any noticeable side effects , its an ARB ...

  16. ACE Cough?
    ... and has already tried Altace, Mavik and am now on Atacand . The first two gave me worse coughs, now on Atacand...
    ... trandolopril) that often causes cough and one ARB, Atacand that CAN. Best you get off bothe those drug classes...
    ... Sporti, Candesartan is called ATACAND in the U.S. It doesn't have many side effects. Swimming...

  17. Mid 20s - High Blood pressure - questions
    ... to sit over 100 quite a lot. He tried me on 8mg of Atacand for a few weeks then ran the 24 hour BP monitor again...

  18. cardizem SR 90mg twice daily
    ... Meds I have used before:Norvasc, Zebeta, Cozaar and Atacand . But I feel a little fatigue and a little weakness ... course not compared to the fatigue I had when I was on Atacand and Cozaar. :D So do you think that because it...
    ... Hello and thanks all, Cass I tried Atacand 8 mg and I had many side effects anyway it was controlling...

  19. sexual drive and atenolol
    ... in men having ED and I have tried both Cozaar and Atacand and in fact I found that they are not better than...

  20. CCBs other than Norvasc please
    ... Hello, I have to stop Atacand , I feel so tired and sleepy. I have tried Norvasc ... switched to Cozaar 50 and still good and now with Atacand 8 mg it's good too so my blood pressure responses...
    ... pal, I have been on Cozaar 50mg then switched on Atacand 8mg and you know what both controlled my Blood Pressure...
    ... and I'm sure of that because when I took Cozaar and Atacand I got many side effects are MOST people don't get...
    ... and I'm sure of that because when I took Cozaar and Atacand I got many side effects are MOST people don't get...

  21. Increased heart rate, what to do next?
    ... Hello, I’m on Atacand 8 mg and my blood pressure is 120/90, I know the diastolic...

  22. atenolol? Help
    ... lower my blood pressure even 1 point but while I'm on Atacand 8 mg my blood pressure is 120/90-80. Also Cozaar and ... medication only :). I'm fatigue and sleepy while I'm on Atacand but I know that it will get better after few weeks...

  23. A Question about Diovan, ARBs
    ... question regarding ARBs as a drug class. I started Atacand 8 mg few days ago and from that time I'm very tired ... that this is the only side effect that I got from Atacand so it will appear then thise Med will be very good...
    ... question regarding ARBs as a drug class. I started Atacand 8 mg few days ago and from that time I'm very tired ... that this is the only side effect that I got from Atacand so it will appear then thise Med will be very good...

  24. Meds are not helping lower BP
    ... Diovan is ARB like Cozaar and Atacand . I have tried Cozaar and now I'm on Atacand 8 mg, ... it made me feel sad all the time. I'm on 8 mg of Atacand and my blood pressure is within the normal range....

  25. When would it be time accept you have high BP and need medication?
    ... ARBs, I have been on Cozaar 50 mg then I switched to Atacand 8 mg. ARBs make me dizzy and tired :(. Everyone is...

  26. Off Atenolol
    ... with it. I have tried ARBs like Cozaar 50 mg and Atacand 8 mg because all the doctors and patients said that...

  27. Diovan HCT 80 mg. for a newly dx'ed BP
    ... Medication :). Diovan is an ARB agent like Cozaar, Atacand and Benicar but 'Diovan HCT' adds duiretic to the ... frequency. I have tried Cozaar 50mg then switched to Atacand 8mg, I had to stop ARBs because it was causing some...

  28. Altace Side Effects
    ... experienced then I switched to Cozaar and after it Atacand which made me like a dead man walking: I was feeling ... know some people didn't have any side effects with atacand or cozaar so it's different from person to another...

  29. does the body adjust to Norvasc?
    ... then I think Norvasc will be my Medication becuse Atacand 8mg made me feel like a dead man with a working heart...

  30. captopril + Ziac: the best dosage plz?
    ... and see what will happen. I had side effects with Atacand , Cozaar and Norvasc so I want try something new until...
    ... think I don't feel that wierd feeling that I had with Atacand so I will try to take that diuretic for a couple of...

  31. Wild swing in BP. Advice Please
    ... Plavix {Clopidogrel}, 100 mg of Asprin and 16mg of Atacand . Have noticed during the last couple of weeks that...
    ... drug. With BP's of 100/63, you should throw the ATACAND into the garbage, or give them to a needy friend....

  32. Cozaar or Diovan instead of Benicar
    ... effects at all. The most studied are COZAAR, DIOVAN and ATACAND . The problem is the recent negative news about this...
    ... Hello, I have used Cozaar 50 mg then switched to Atacand 8 mg. Both Medications gave me a good control on my...

  33. atacand
    ... Norvasc~but I do take Diovan which is very similiar to Atacand . 15lbs in 2weeks sounds like fluid build-up to me...
    ... of years. I take Norvasc. Recently I was put on Atacand as well. Over a span of 2 weeks I have put on 15...

  34. Switch From Atenolol To Cardizem
    ... on other BP Meds that I have tried like Cozaar and Atacand which are from a different drug class, called ARB...

  35. Side effects to expect from Hyzaar??
    ... doctor about it. I have only tried Cozaar 50 mg and Atacand 8 mg and both were just great in reducing my BP but...

  36. Ziac causes permanent sexual side effects, is this true?
    ... from Beta-Blockers and use an ARB drug like Cozaar, Atacand or Diovan because it has no effect on sexual ability...

  37. What's so bad about diuretics?
    ... good drug, I have been on many like Ziac, Cozaar and Atacand and all of them controlled my BP. I have just tried ... I was able to eat as much as I want, the same with Atacand 8 mg but I stopped Cozaar because the fagitue and ... also when I have tried Atacand I was very sleepy and I have to stop it. Keep searching...

  38. Low Blood Pressure???? Symptoms????
    ... pressure that is being treated with Atenolol, and Atacand HCT. I took Atenolol by itself for years to help ... well to control my blood pressure. My doctor added Atacand HCT 16 mg to the Atenolol 50mg a couple weeks ago...
    ... high? I was running 198/98 before starting the Atacand , and now they are running 114/72. I do have a monitor...
    ... Atacand HCT is candesartan and hydrochlorothiazide, an ARB ... was the most common reason for people to stop taking Atacand . Nausea was also listed as a possible side effect...

  39. Stopped Diovan--Hurrah!!
    ... side effects you got from this medication? I'm on Atacand 8 mg and I feel sleepy and tired all the day, some...
    ... couple of weeks, so I want know what do you think. Atacand doing good for my BP but I can't live my life with...
    ... manage your blood pressure without Meds :). I stopped Atacand because I hated this med and now i'm on Cardizim SR...

  40. Atacand~anyone heard of it?
    ... about Benicar~he had no samples of it~but gave me ATACAND instead and a script for Diovan. I am a little disappointed ... that clinic for almost 2 hrs without it. About the ATACAND ~should I try the free sample~or just skip it and get...
    ... red-rider, I think the Diovan, Benicar and Atacand are peas in a pod...not much difference. They are ... far more than half the work.) If he gave you enough ATACAND to get a decent trial, I'd take it and chart the numbers...

  41. Unusual behavior
    ... wife has been saying the same thing about me , on atacand hct and isridipine (generic procardia xl) . The...

  42. Meds- AM or PM
    ... some months of juggling the changes, I take 32 mg Atacand , 4 mg Cardura and 25 mg Atenolol in the morning. ...
    ... some months of juggling the changes, I take 32 mg Atacand , 4 mg Cardura and 25 mg Atenolol in the morning. ...

  43. 4 meds - what to do next
    ... while I was at the office. Anyway, I'm now on 32 mg Atacand , 2.5 mg Norvasc, 25 mg atenolol, 4 mg Cardura, 300...
    ... [QUOTE=Tick Tock]Anyway, I'm now on 32 mg Atacand , 2.5 mg Norvasc, 25 mg atenolol, 4 mg Cardura, 300...

  44. anyone else obsess over this??
    ... This is about my third month of taking medicine ( atacand hct) and so far has worked great. But I still ck...

  45. Favorite ARBS
    ... I take Atacand (32mg). It also comes in a form with HCTZ. The ... ARBs currently are: Diovan (valsartan), Atacand (candesartan), Cozaar (losartan), Tevetan (eprosartan ... telmisartan) and Avapro (ibesartan). I actually take Atacand as a migraine preventative. It does nothing for my...

  46. Which HBP medicine do you think have no big side effect ?
    ... though definitely still present): CANDESARTAN ( ATACAND , *ATACAND HCT) EPROSARTAN ( TEVETEN ) IRBESARTAN...

  47. bad muscle pain on movement with all bp tablets. HELP
    ... list of American meds are Diovan, Cozzar, Avapro, Atacand , and Micardis. Benicar is (I believe) the newest in...

  48. On New Med
    ... Has anyone heard of Atacand 8mg - my med was changed today because of a horrible...

  49. Side effects of High Blood Pressure
    ... toddlers into the bathroom with me. So my dr put me on atacand , and it supposedly has no side effects and my blood...

  50. New to diuretics-Help with bad side effects!
    ... beats the ARB class (COZAAR, HYZAAR, DIOVAN, AVAPRO, ATACAND )...IF you can get enough BP control with the class...

  51. Lisinopril and combo medications
    ... You've tried atenolol (a BB), verapamil (a CCB), Atacand (an ARB), Avalide (ARB + diuretic) and now lisinopril ... this one would be any better. Afterall, you did list Atacand (another ARB) as one of your worst. Oh well, best...

  52. Rebounding from Atenolol
    ... Well, I was taken off Atenolol completely and given Atacand which didn't seem to work. Now I'm on Avalide 300...

  53. Worst B/P Medication Taken So Far
    ... Mine was Verapamil and Atacand . Those I used for a week....

  54. New to your board, with questions.
    ... the newest one. Others are Diovan, Cozzar, Avapro, Atacand , and Micardis. When combined with a diuretic, usually...

  55. Timeframe on new meds before it takes effect
    ... complications with the first BP medicine. Perscribed Atacand 16mg had very bad dizzy spells, then my GP prescribed...

  56. Blood pressure meds and hives and changed to AVAPRO
    ... because I developed a rash/hives. I was then put on Atacand 16mg and my BP hasn't did any better (I've taken it...

  57. My Experience With Doctors

  58. lower pressure without pills
    ... to see if it stays that low , I am still taking 1 atacand in the morning and 1 at night . But I was taking...

  59. Help!!!! spikes
    ... itself! (typical!) Anyway, they put me on 16mg of atacand , and while my BP's down, it occasionally spikes too...

  60. Dynacirc ????
    ... was actually under control taking a double dose of atacand and lisinopril but since starting the lisinopril...
    ... was actually under control taking a double dose of atacand and lisinopril but since starting the lisinopril...

  61. For Zuzu, JJ and others :)
    ... info for the future: The ARBS are: Candesartan ( Atacand ) Eprosartan (Teveten) Irbesartan (Avapro) Losartan...

  62. Is the Atenolol causing all this???
    ... Personally I think a diuretic/ARB like Cozaar (or Diovan, Atacand , Micardis) and HCTZ or indeed first a trial with...

  63. A Typical Day On Meds.
    ... tried the ARBs- Diovan, Benicar, Cozaar, Micardis, Atacand , Avapro et al? They have virtually no/or certainly...

  64. Aching legs as side effect to toprol and atacand??
    ... "possible" side effect/adverse reaction. With ATACAND ( a class of drugs with fewer side effects than any...
    ... "possible" side effect/adverse reaction. With ATACAND ( a class of drugs with fewer side effects than any...
    ... I started taking toprol xl 50 mg and atacand about a week ago. I have noticed that my legs are...

  65. going off procardia xl, help?
    ... switched me to a new medicine called toprol xl and atacand . I am currently on procardia xl, spironalactone and...

  66. Low systolic/high diastolic?
    ... receptor blockers (ARBS) such as Diovan, Benicar, Cozaar, Atacand etc. are virtually side effect free. I'm on Diovan...

  67. Need Advice Please!!
    ... working), Aldomet (stopped working) and currently taking Atacand (NOT working at all). Is there any other meds out...

  68. Need question answered
    ... receptor blocker, in the same class as Benicar, Diovan, Atacand , Cozaar, Avapro etc. Of all the BP drugs available...
    ... receptor blocker, in the same class as Benicar, Diovan, Atacand , Cozaar, Avapro etc. Of all the BP drugs available...

  69. NasalCrom Helps Ace inhibitor Cough
    ... ARB (angiotensin 2 receptor blocker) such as Diovan, Atacand , Benicar, Cozaar, etc, with very good results and...
    ... ARB (angiotensin 2 receptor blocker) such as Diovan, Atacand , Benicar, Cozaar, etc, with very good results and...

  70. atenolol and type 2 diabetes
    ... angiotensin-II receptor blockers (ARBS like Diovan, Atacand , Benicar), and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE...

  71. Taking Norvasc and feeling awful
    ... the ARBS (angiotensin 2 receptor blockers) Diovan, Atacand , Benicar are a few.... Virtually no side effects...

  72. Atacand, anyone ever use it, or Know
    ... Tammy- ATACAND is an ARB (angiotensin 2 receptor blocker). I take ... should know that it is not known for sure whether ATACAND is excreted in human milk, but it has been shown to...

  73. I just purchased an automatic BP cuff
    ... ARBs). BRAND names include Cozaar, Benicar, Diovan, Atacand , Avapro, Micardis, Teveten et al. (All the ARBs' generic...

  74. lisinopril vs ARB?
    ... much identical, but some recent studies indicate that Atacand MAY have a slight edge over the others. Very very...
    ... much identical, but some recent studies indicate that Atacand MAY have a slight edge over the others. Very very...

  75. Atacand-side effects
    ... Has anyone who takes atacand had any side effects,especially males as it pertains...
    ... fact, some recent studies show that the ARBs, such as Atacand may be particularly effective in RESTORING erectile ... say that you aren't having a side effect from the atacand , but nowhere in the pharmaceutical literature that...


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