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Overview

Cantar 4mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Dr Reddy s Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Candesartan
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Cantar 4mg Tablet is used for treating of high blood pressure alone or combined with other medicines. It is used in certain patients to treat heart failure. It is also used for other conditions which are determined by the doctor. Cantar 4mg Tablet is an angiotensin II receptor blocker also known as ARB. It works by relaxing blood vessels which helps to lower blood pressure. Some precautions to take are to know whether you are allergic to any ingredient in Cantar 4mg Tablet, if you are pregnant or are planning on becoming pregnant, the patient is a child with severe kidney problems, if you are on any medicine that contains aliskiren and if you also have diabetes or any kidney related problems. Consult your doctor to know which medicine you take contains aliskiren

Some possible side effects of Cantar 4mg Tablet include: any kind of back pain, mild sore throat, sudden dizziness, any symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection which include stuffy nose, sneezing, cough. Some severe allergic reactions may include: a rash, hives, difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of your lips, throat, or tongue, hoarseness, bloody urine, depression, irregular heartbeat, symptoms of liver problems, symptoms of low blood pressure.

In addition to its intended effect, Cantar 4mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Headache
Increased blood uric acid
Decreased potassium level in blood
Glucose intolerance
Altered blood lipids.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Taking Hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Candelong h 8mg/12.5mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?
Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Cantar 4mg Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.

Popular Questions & Answers

My wife 50 has been getting early morning leg cramps which is very painful. She is hypertensive but controlled with Candesartan 8 mg per day. Please advice how to treat these leg cramps.

MS Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Panchkula
My wife 50 has been getting early morning leg cramps which is very painful. She is hypertensive but controlled with C...
These are usually due to deficiency of vitamins, magnesium & poassium If she is not diabetic she can take fruits containing above elements Try coconut water, pineapple, pomegranate, avocados.
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Hi I am taking atorvastatin and candesartan for cholesterol and high bp. Along with this can I take a concoction made from ginger juice + garlic juice + Apple cider vinegar+ lemon juice + honey. Read in many places that this concoction clears cholesterol. Please advise thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hooghly
Hi I am taking atorvastatin and candesartan for cholesterol and high bp. Along with this can I take a concoction made...
U can take those juices. Bt regardin your medicines aterovastin that is statin group is dangerous fr heart also. Scientists proves that statin group dosent have any role reducing cholesterol. I Will suggest you to do homoeopathic treatment. By proper homeopathic treatment your problem shorted out. Walk or jogg regularly. U can contact me through Lybrate.
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