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Candesartan Cilexetil

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5.6  Effectiveness
6.8  Side Effects
6.6  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 11 Candesartan Cilexetil side effects and 5 Candesartan Cilexetil benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Candesartan Cilexetil, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 3% 0% 84.8% 12.1% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 9.1% 63.6% 27.3% 0%
Blood Pressure 9.1% 27.3% 39.4% 9.1% 15.2%
Breathing 3% 3% 72.7% 18.2% 3%
Confidence 0% 9.1% 66.7% 24.2% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 12.1% 66.7% 18.2% 3%
Digestion 0% 0% 69.7% 15.2% 15.2%
Emotional Well-being 0% 6.1% 63.6% 24.2% 6.1%
Energy 3% 9.1% 33.3% 42.4% 12.1%
Eyesight 0% 0% 75.8% 15.2% 9.1%
Memory 0% 6.1% 63.6% 30.3% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 6.1% 72.7% 18.2% 3%
Pain 3% 3% 66.7% 21.2% 6.1%
Patience 0% 9.1% 66.7% 24.2% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 3% 87.9% 9.1% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 84.8% 12.1% 3%
Sleep 3% 15.2% 63.6% 15.2% 3%
Stress Level 3% 6.1% 72.7% 18.2% 0%
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Commonly Reported Candesartan Cilexetil Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 86.7% 3.3% 10% 0% 0%
Anxiety 68% 12% 12% 8% 0%
Asthma 90% 0% 3.3% 3.3% 3.3%
Blurred Vision 80% 4% 12% 4% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 76% 16% 4% 0% 4%
Cold Hands and/or Feet 66.7% 3.3% 16.7% 6.7% 6.7%
Cold Symptoms 60% 16% 12% 4% 8%
Confusion 88% 8% 0% 4% 0%
Depression 71% 9.7% 16.1% 3.2% 0%
Diarrhea 76% 20% 4% 0% 0%
Dizziness 61.3% 19.4% 12.9% 6.5% 0%
Drowsiness 61.3% 16.1% 9.7% 12.9% 0%
Fatigue 41.9% 9.7% 25.8% 19.4% 3.2%
Fever 96% 4% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 68% 8% 20% 4% 0%
Headache 71% 3.2% 12.9% 12.9% 0%
Insomnia 77.4% 6.5% 3.2% 6.5% 6.5%
Irregular Heartbeat 80% 16% 0% 0% 4%
Leg and/or Foot Cramping 40% 13.3% 23.3% 20% 3.3%
Loss of Taste 93.3% 6.7% 0% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 72% 8% 20% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 48% 24% 16% 8% 4%
Nausea 83.3% 6.7% 10% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 84% 12% 4% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 92% 8% 0% 0% 0%
Skin Rash 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Slow Heartbeat 73.3% 13.3% 13.3% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 80% 8% 8% 4% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Candesartan Cilexetil Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 70% 13.3% 13.3% 0% 3.3%
Change in Weight 73.3% 6.7% 16.7% 0% 3.3%
Cough 73.3% 10% 13.3% 0% 3.3%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 53.3% 10% 16.7% 13.3% 6.7%
Gout 93.3% 0% 3.3% 0% 3.3%
Hair Growth 93.3% 3.3% 0% 0% 3.3%
Heartburn 80% 10% 0% 3.3% 6.7%
Irregular Heartbeat 83.3% 0% 0% 16.7% 0%
Kidney Damage 96.7% 3.3% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 53.3% 23.3% 10% 6.7% 6.7%
Reduced Libido 66.7% 16.7% 16.7% 0% 0%
Stuffy Nose 63.3% 10% 13.3% 10% 3.3%
Swelling around the Eyes 93.3% 3.3% 3.3% 0% 0%
Swelling of Extremities 83.3% 0% 0% 16.7% 0%
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Episodes since taking Candesartan Cilexetil
Since taking Candesartan Cilexetil Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Heart attack 1.1%
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User Comments about Candesartan Cilexetil
20 May 2017 So far, probably the best treatment I have had for lowering my high blood pressure with fewer than normal side effects.
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02 Mar 2016 Have had very bad chest/ sinus colds every two months for the past two years. Been on the drug for five years. Now see that cold and respiratory infection side effects are common with this drug especially after several years of use. Doctor and pharmacist both have recommended I stop using it.
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18 Dec 2014 The 32 mg once daily pill has worked very well for me; however, since the drug assistance program for AstraZeneca is no longer covering Atacand, I find myself unable to afford even the generic version, candesartan cilexetil, and now I must find an alternative.
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27 Mar 2013 The weather is very cold. But I am getting "Cold flushes" specially in bed. even though I have a lot more bed clothes than usual. This has only happened lately. My hands tend to be colder than normal. But I am trying the 2+5 diet, because it is supposed to correct hypertension naturally. I am not overweight.
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28 Dec 2012 Have had wide range of symptoms which come and go over last few years. Loads of tests at hospitals for all types of conditions all negative. Feel generally unwell nearly all the time.
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