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Drug interactions between Atacand and grapefruit

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

Interactions between your drugs

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

Atacand

A total of 499 drugs (2709 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Atacand.

grapefruit

A total of 0 drugs are known to interact with grapefruit.

    Drug and food interactions

    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

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