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High Levels of BNP?

Posted 8 Jan 2013 by raghbir 1 answer

6 weeks ago my BNP level went to 183. My GP thought I had CHF. My Cardiologist prescribed 8mg of Atacand, 40mg of Lasix and 25mg of Spironolactone. I have been taking Norvasc 5mg, Bisoprolol 2.5mg, Ramipril 1.25mg, Warfarin 4mg, Crestor 5mg and Aspirine 81mg for the last 2 years. 6 weeks ago I ...

I just found out Medicare quit covering atacand and suggested I switch to micardis or diovan?

Posted 3 Feb 2010 by socalgram 4 answers

I've been taking atacan with atenolol for over two years and they've worked fine. Now the government is telling my cardiologist I can't buy it through the drug program. How well do the two suggested drugs work with atenolol?

Is there a substitute for Atacand?

Posted 15 Oct 2009 by golfergirl 1 answer

Our insurance company (Principal Group - Sagamore Plan) will not cover Atacand. They have suggested comparable drugs. Our doctor states these drugs do not have the same effect as Atacand and that we will just need to pay full price.

5mg of Norvasc swelling in my ankles and legs?

Posted 25 Jan 2010 by arahman 2 answers

My Doctor prescribed 5mg of Norvasc for me a 48 year old male. I was taking atacand for 3 years and noticed it was causing me to feel tired and not working as well. I noticed swelling in my ankles and legs within a week of taking Norvasc and was told this was a side effect. I continued to excercise ...

Medications causing hair loss?

Posted 29 Jan 2011 by grinbergla 1 answer

Does any of atacand, zoloft, sular, klor-con, chlorthalidone, aspirin low dose, fluocinolone acetonide cause hair loss ?

Does Ranexa lower blood pressure too much? I am taking metoprolol and atacand also?

Posted 11 Apr 2010 by Chuffer 1 answer

My BP is very low. Today it is 91/45 and my heart rate is 74. Is this something to be concerned about?

Can I eat a banana and take Atacand with it?

Posted 6 Oct 2010 by mariaramsey 1 answer

I ate a banana and immediately took Atacand 8 mg and my heart started racing, my blood pressure went up high and I ended up in the emergency room. I had also been taking vitamins which contained potassium. Was the potassium that caused a racing heart?

Am taking atacand and my thyroid levels went from 2.7 to 14.6 in three monthes. Also taking .75?

Posted 14 Sep 2011 by denyse marie 2 answers

... synthroid . Is the atacand causing the rise in the thyroid levels?

When will generic atacand will be available in the US now that it is off patent?

Posted 31 Jul 2012 by cheryl219 1 answer

Generic Atacand (Candesartan) is already available in Europe from reliable generic drug manufacturers. It is NOT a counterfeit drug. How long do we have to wait to get this generic in the US since many insurance companies don't cover and we have to pay full price?

Atacand 8mg, Can affect our sex life?

Posted 20 Feb 2013 by Jimmy 48 1 answer

Since i start used it i felt my sex life has changed, not to sure from that medication or could something else . please let me know thanks .

Pulmonary Hypertension - Hi, I just joined this group and I'm so glad I found you guys, it helps?

Posted 2 Sep 2013 by Susan873 2 answers

... talking to people who are in the same situation as you are. I have had sarcoidosis for about 19 yrs and as a result I was diagnosed with secondary ph in 2010. I'm on revatio and was on atacand but now just started taking norvasac. I'm just glad I have someone to talk to now

Atacand HCT - I've been taking Atacand (16 mg) for years now. Is it too late to try to get off of?

Posted 26 Nov 2013 by leettax 2 answers

... it... eg... diet and exercise? I'm concerned about the long term affects.

High Blood Pressure - I have been using Atacand 8mg for the past 2years as my HTN treatment.?

Posted 22 Nov 2009 by LijuVC 1 answer

... Recently my physician asked me to change to Micardis. Will the change be effective? My present BP reading is 125/87 mm of Hg

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