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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of candesartan Oral.

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9 Total User Reviews

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/27/2014 7:15:39 AM

Reviewer: tired, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on the label Atacand for years and loved it. I take 32 mg a day and am suppose to cut it in half and take it twice a day. The pill shatters even with a pill cutter. The lethargy is terrible, looking for something else.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/26/2014 10:45:59 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is the only medication I have taken that doesn't give me a bad cough as a side effect.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/13/2014 7:11:45 PM

Reviewer: miranda, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
took it, felt lethargic all day. stopped taking it was back to old activities like cooking, washing up etc. BP down to 137/79 each day but started taking it again and lethargy returned and 142/70. Am also taking thyroxine for hypothyroidism,and aspirin for blood. Have been prescribed various other BP drugs with no luck. Fed up.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
11/9/2013 1:03:12 PM

Reviewer: Norman, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Back pain. Sore gums and teeth. Increased need to urinate at night. Similar ED problems,as with Atacand and Diovan. Blood pressure averaged 122/84 using 12 mg.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/16/2013 1:23:34 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Creat. and potassium go really high.

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