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  • Angiotensin II Antagonist
    21 Drugs classified under this drug class


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    Atacand
    Astra Zeneca
    RX
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    Atacand

    Angiotensin II Antagonist. Candesartan Cilexetil 4 mg, 8 mg, 16 mg.
    TABS: 28 x 8 mg, 16 mg. Initial: 8 or 16
    mg 1 x dly. Maint: 8 or 16 mg 1 x dly,
    with or without food. Max. effect: 4
    wks.
    Hypertens.
    C/I: Hypersens., pregn., lact.

    Atacand Plus
    Astra Zeneca
    RX
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    Multiple ingredients
    Atacand Plus

    Angiotensin II Antagonist, Diuretics. Candesartan Cilexetil 16 mg, Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg.
    TABS: 28. 1 tab x dly with or without
    food. Elderly: No special dosage. Use
    in pts with impair. ren. fusal: see lit.
    Not recommend. for child.
    Antihypertens. effect usually attained
    within 4 wks.
    Essent. hypertens. where monother. with
    candesartan cilexetil or HCTZ is not
    suffic.
    C/I: Hypersens., severe ren. impair.,
    severe hepat. impair and / or cholestas.,
    gout.

    Candor
    Unipharm
    RX
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    Candor

    Angiotensin II Antagonist. Candesartan Cilexetil 8 mg, 16 mg.
    TABS: 8 mg, 16 mg. For dosage see lit.
    Hypertens. Tmt. of pts. with heart fail. and impair. lf. ventr. syst. func.(LVEF<=40%) as add-on ther. to ACE-inh. or when ACE-inh. Are not toler.
    C/I: See lit.

    Candor Plus
    Unipharm
    RX
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    Multiple ingredients
    Candor Plus

    Angiotensin II Antagonist, Diuretics. Candesartan Cilexetil 16 mg, Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg.
    TABS: 28. 1 tab dly. See lit.
    Essent. HTN, where monother. with
    candesartan cilexetil or HCTZ is not
    sufficient.
    C/I: Hypersens. to ingredients/
    sulfonamide derived drugs, pregn., lact.,
    severe ren. impair., severe hepat. impair./
    cholestas., hypokalem., hypocalcem.,
    gout, tmt. with aliskiren in diabetic pts.
    or pts. with impair. renal func.

    Co-Diovan
    Novartis
    RX
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    Multiple ingredients
    Co-Diovan

    Angiotensin II Antagonist, Thiazide. Valsartan 80 mg, 160 mg, Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg, 25 mg.
    CO-DIOVAN 80: F.C. TABS: 28. 1 tab dly. Max. effect within 2-4 wks.
    Hypertens. when comb. ther. appropriate.
    CO-DIOVAN 160: F.C. TABS: 28. 1 tab dly.
    Hypertens., when blood pressure not adequat. controlled by monother. To be used as second-line ther.
    C/I: Hypersens. Hypersens. to sulfonamide-derived med. products. 2nd & 3rd trim. of preg. Biliary cirrhos. and cholestasis. Pts. with anuria. Refractor. hypokalaemia, hyponatraemia, hypercalcaemia, and symptomat. hyperuricaemia. Concom. use with aliskiren-contain. products in pts. with diab. mell. or renal impair. (GFR <60 mL/min/1.73m²).

    Diovan
    Novartis
    RX
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    Diovan

    Angiotensin II Antagonist. Valsartan 40, 80 ,160 mg.
    F.C. TABS.: 28. Hyperten.: 80 mg×1/d most
    pts. The antihypertens. effect is
    substantial. present within 2 wks. and
    max. effects are seen after 4 wks.
    In some pts. whose blood press. is not
    adequate. control., the dose may be
    incr. to 160 mg, or a greater decr. in BP
    may be achieved by add. in a thiazide
    diuret. See lit.
    Heart fail.: 40 mg ×1/d.
    Uptitration to 80 mg, 160 mg×2/d
    should be done to the highest dose
    tolerat. by the pt.
    Considerat. should be given to
    reducing the dose of concom. diuret.
    The max. dly. dose admin. in clin. trials
    is 320 mg in divided doses. See lit.
    Post-MI.: Achievem. of the target dose
    of 160 mg×2/d should be based on the
    pt’s tolerab. to valsartan during titrat. If
    symptomat. hypotension or renal
    dysfunct. occurs, consider. should be
    given to a dosage reduct. See lit.
    Therapy may be init. as early as 12 hrs.
    after a MI . After an initial dose of 20 mg ×2/ d, valsartan ther. should be
    titrated to 40 mg, 80 mg, and 160 mg
    ×2/ d over the next few wks. The start.
    dose is provided by the 40 mg divisible
    tab.
    Tmt. of hypertens.: 80 mg and 160 mg.
    Heart fail. : 40 mg, 80 mg and 160 mg
    Tmt. of heart fail.(NYHA class II‐IV) in pts.
    who are intoler. of angiotens. Convert.
    enzyme inhib. See lit.
    Post-myocard. infarction (40 mg, 80 mg
    and 160 mg)
    Indicat. to improve survival follow.
    myocard.l infarct.in clinical. stable pts.
    with signs, sympt. or radiolog. evidence
    of left ventric. fail. and/or with left
    ventric. systolic dysfunct. See lit.
    C/I: Known hypersens. to valsartan or to
    any of the excip. Preg., and lact.
    Sev. hepatic impair., cirrhosis, biliary
    obstruct. Concom. use of angiotensin
    recept. antagonists (ARBs) ‐ includ.
    valsartan ‐ or of ACEIs with aliskiren is
    contraind. in pts. with diab. mell. or renal
    impair.(GFR < 60 ml/min/1.73 m²). See
    lit.

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