ATACAND 8MG 14 TAB; candesartan, cardiovascular agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF ATACAND 8MG 14 TAB
each tablet contains : 8 mg canesartan cilexetil .
INDICATION OF ATACAND 8MG 14 TAB
essential hypertention . Treatment of patients with heart failure and impaired left ventricle systolic function ( left ventricular ejection fraction DOSAGE OF ATACAND 8MG 14 TAB
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The recommended dose is : –
the recommended initial dose and usual maintenance dose is 8 mg once daily . The dose may be increase to 16 mg once daily . If blood pressure is not sufficietly controlled after 4 weeks of treatment with 16 mg once daily , the dose may be further increased to a maximum of 32 mg once daily . if blood pressure control is not achieved with this dose , alternative strategies should be considered . therapy should be adjusted according to blood pressure response . most of the antihypertensive effect is attained within 4 weeks of initiation of treatment . – use in elderly : no ititial dosage adjustment is necessary in elderly patients . – use in impaired renal function : no ititial dosage adjustment is necessary in patients with mild to moderate renal impairment (i.e creatinine clearance > 30ml/min /1.73 m2 BSA ) . in patients with severe renal impairment ( i.e creatinine clearance OVER-DOSAGE OF ATACAND 8MG 14 TAB
sy: based on pharmacological considerations , the main manifestation of an overdose is likely to be symptomatic hypotension and dizziness . In individual case reports of overdose ( of up to 672 mg candesartan cilexetil ) patient recovery was uneventful . management : if symptomatic hypotension should occur , symptomatic treatment should be instituted and vital signs monitored . the patient should be placed supine with the legs elevated . if this is not sufficient , plasma volume should be increased by infusion of , for example , isotonic saline solution . sympathomimetic drugs may be administered if the above-mentioned measures are not sufficient . candesartan is not removed by haemodialysis .
CONTRA-INDICATION OF ATACAND 8MG 14 TAB
hypersensitivity to any component of atacand . Pregnancy and lactation . The concomitant use of atacand with aliskiren-containing products is contraindicated in patients with diabetes mellitus or renal impairment ( GFRSTORAGE OF ATACAND 8MG 14 TAB
do not store above 30 °C .
PACK OF ATACAND 8MG 14 TAB
please refer to outer carton for pack size
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