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Review: could Atacand cause Diarrhoea (Diarrhea)?

Summary: Diarrhoea is found among people who take Atacand, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. We study 14,902 people who have side effects while taking Atacand from FDA and social media. Among them, 572 have Diarrhoea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhoea and more.

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Atacand

Atacand has active ingredients of candesartan cilexetil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 15,228 Atacand users)

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 170,866 Diarrhoea patients)

On May, 13, 2015: 14,902 people reported to have side effects when taking Atacand. Among them, 572 people (3.84%) have Diarrhoea.

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 (7 months ago):

  • Fine until taking acetaminophen and flu and pneumonia shots. Diarrhea by the next morning. going over 25+ time in 12 hours

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Occurs periodically usually a short time after food

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year 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

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