Review: could Candesartan Cilexetil cause Atherosclerosis?


Atherosclerosis is found among people who take Candesartan Cilexetil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Furosemide, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 5,726 people who have side effects while taking Candesartan cilexetil from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Atherosclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Atherosclerosis and more.

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Candesartan Cilexetil

Candesartan cilexetil has active ingredients of candesartan cilexetil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Candesartan cilexetil 6,623 users)


Atherosclerosis (disorder of the arteries) has been reported by people with diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, arthritis (latest reports from 12,075 Atherosclerosis patients).

On Sep, 22, 2016

5,726 people reported to have side effects when taking Candesartan Cilexetil.
Among them, 15 people (0.26%) have Atherosclerosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Candesartan cilexetil cause Atherosclerosis?

Gender of people who have Atherosclerosis when taking Candesartan Cilexetil *:

  • female: 53.33 %
  • male: 46.67 %

Age of people who have Atherosclerosis when taking Candesartan Cilexetil *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 93.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vitamin Supplementation (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Hyperphosphataemia (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (3 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisolone (8 people, 53.33%)
  • Furosemide (8 people, 53.33%)
  • Lansoprazole (6 people, 40.00%)
  • Latanoprost (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Alendronic Acid (4 people, 26.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vomiting (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Syncope (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Duodenal Ulcer Haemorrhage (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Circulatory Collapse (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Aortic Calcification (4 people, 26.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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