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Review: could Atacand cause Diarrhoea?

We study 14,896 people who have side effects while taking Atacand from FDA and social media. Among them, 502 have Diarrhoea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhoea and more.

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Atacand

Atacand (latest outcomes from 15,221 users) has active ingredients of candesartan cilexetil. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea (latest reports from 1,098,205 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Aug, 21, 2014: 14,895 people reported to have side effects when taking Atacand. Among them, 572 people (3.84%) have Diarrhoea. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,102,902 people who have Diarrhoea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Diarrhoea in Atacand reports

Time on Atacand when people have Diarrhoea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhoea22.22%33.33%9.26%7.41%14.81%12.96%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Atacand * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhoea59.15%40.85%

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Atacand * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhoea0.00%0.00%0.00%0.52%3.32%2.97%16.06%77.14%

Severity of Diarrhoea when taking Atacand ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhoea0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhoea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhoea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (139 people, 24.30%)
  2. Pain (29 people, 5.07%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (28 people, 4.90%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (27 people, 4.72%)
  5. Hypercholesterolaemia (23 people, 4.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (94 people, 16.43%)
  2. Atacand hct (92 people, 16.08%)
  3. Lasix (54 people, 9.44%)
  4. Norvasc (53 people, 9.27%)
  5. Lipitor (52 people, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Occurs periodically usually a short time after food

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • I've only taken the drug for 3 days but I'm stopping taking it as the diarrhea is so severe. I have IBS D which might be part of the problem. I have been taking 15 mg of mirtazapine but this was causing some weight gain and sometimes bad dreams so I requested a change of antidepressant.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Daily diarrhoea at start of high dose 32mg.

    Reply

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