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Drug interactions between Atacand and atenolol

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Atacand (candesartan)
atenolol

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Atacand and atenolol - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Atacand

A total of 499 drugs (2710 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Atacand.

atenolol

A total of 939 drugs (6687 brand and generic names) are known to interact with atenolol.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

atenolol food

Applies to: atenolol

You may take atenolol with or without food, but take it the same way every time. Avoid consumption of large amounts of orange juice to prevent any changes in your atenolol levels. Orange juice could decrease the effectiveness of atenolol.

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Moderate

candesartan food

Applies to: Atacand (candesartan)

If you are taking candesartan you should avoid potassium-containing salt substitutes or over-the-counter potassium supplements without first talking to your doctor. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. High levels of potassium can cause weakness, irregular heartbeat, confusion, tingling of the extremities, or feelings of heaviness in the legs. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these symptoms.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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