Dosing InformationThe dosage your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- The medical condition being treated
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may currently be taking
- How you respond to candesartan.
As with any medication, do not adjust your candesartan dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Candesartan Dosing for more information.)
(Click Drug Interactions With Candesartan for more information.)
What If I Take an Overdose?People who take too much candesartan may experience overdose symptoms that can include extremely low blood pressure or an increased heart rate.
If you happen to overdose on this medication, seek medical attention immediately.
(Click Atacand Overdose for more information.)
Candesartan Storage MethodsCandesartan should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?If you do not take your candesartan as scheduled, take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed one and continue with normal dosing. Never take a double dose!