Branded Medicine

 
CANDERIN

Tablet

 
:: COMPOSITIONS ::

CANDERIN 8 mg
Each CANDERIN 8 mg tablet contain:
Candesartan cilexetil 8 mg

CANDERIN 16 mg
Each CANDERIN 16 mg tablet contain:
Candesartan cilexetil 16 mg

 
:: INDICATIONS ::
  • Treatment of hypertension.
  • Treatment of patients with heart failure and impaired left ventricle systolic function (left ventricular ejection fraction =40%) when ACE-inhibitors are not tolerated.
 
:: DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION ::

Dosage in hypertension
The usual recommended initial dose is 4 mg and may increase to 16 mg once daily. The maximum effect is achieved within about 4 weeks after initiating therapy.

Dosage in heart failure
The usual recommended initial dose is 4 mg.

Candesartan should be taken once daily with or without food.

 
:: CONTRAINDICATIONS ::
  • Patients with known hypersensitivity to candesartan or any ingredient in the formulation.
  • Pregnancy and lactation.
  • Severe hepatic impairment and/or cholestasis.
 
:: WARNING AND PRECAUTION ::
  • When candesartan is used in hypertensive patients with renal impairment, periodic monitoring of serum potassium and creatinine levels is recommended.
  • Renal artery stenosis, intravascular volume depletion, pregnancy, and lactation.
 
:: ADVERSE EFFECTS ::

Upper respiratory tract infection, back pain and dizziness.

 
:: PRESENTATION AND REGISTRATION NUMBER ::

CANDERIN 8 mg: box, 3 blisters@10 tablets;

CANDERIN 16 mg: box, 3 blisters@10 tablets;