Review: could Atacand cause Diarrhoea?
We study 14,890 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 (latest outcomes from 15,217 users) has active ingredients of candesartan cilexetil. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Diarrhoea (latest reports from 1,107,920 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Jul, 19, 2014: 14,890 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 1,104,285 people who have Diarrhoea on eHealthMe.
Time on Atacand when people have Diarrhoea * :
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Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Atacand * :
Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Atacand * :
Severity of Diarrhoea when taking Atacand ** :
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How people recovered from Diarrhoea ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (139 people, 24.30%)
- Pain (29 people, 5.07%)
- Atrial fibrillation (28 people, 4.90%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (27 people, 4.72%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (23 people, 4.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (94 people, 16.43%)
- Atacand hct (92 people, 16.08%)
- Lasix (54 people, 9.44%)
- Norvasc (53 people, 9.27%)
- Lipitor (52 people, 9.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 month ago):
Occurs periodically usually a short time after food
From this study (6 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.
From this study (2 years ago):
Daily diarrhoea at start of high dose 32mg.
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