Candesartan cilexetil and Indigestion - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Indigestion is found among people who take Candesartan cilexetil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Candesartan cilexetil and have Indigestion. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,772 people who have side effects when taking Candesartan cilexetil from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Jan, 29, 2023

11,772 people reported to have side effects when taking Candesartan cilexetil.
Among them, 47 people (0.4%) have Indigestion.

What is Candesartan cilexetil?

Candesartan cilexetil has active ingredients of candesartan cilexetil. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 12,483 Candesartan cilexetil users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Indigestion?

Indigestion is found to be associated with 3,655 drugs and 3,188 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Candesartan cilexetil and Indigestion reports submitted per year:

Could Candesartan cilexetil cause Indigestion?

Time on Candesartan cilexetil when people have Indigestion *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Indigestion when taking Candesartan cilexetil *:

  • female: 59.57 %
  • male: 40.43 %

Age of people who have Indigestion 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: 4.88 %
  • 50-59: 34.15 %
  • 60+: 60.98 %

Common drugs people take besides Candesartan cilexetil *:

  1. Pantoprazole: 8 people, 17.02%
  2. Amlodipine: 7 people, 14.89%
  3. Simvastatin: 6 people, 12.77%
  4. Norvasc: 5 people, 10.64%
  5. Lansoprazole: 5 people, 10.64%
  6. Amlodipine Besylate: 4 people, 8.51%
  7. Calcium: 4 people, 8.51%
  8. Tasigna: 3 people, 6.38%
  9. Metformin: 3 people, 6.38%
  10. Levothyroxine Sodium: 3 people, 6.38%

Common side effects people have besides Indigestion *:

  1. Abdominal Pain: 14 people, 29.79%
  2. Diarrhea: 12 people, 25.53%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 8 people, 17.02%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 7 people, 14.89%
  5. Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears): 6 people, 12.77%
  6. Hypoacusis (loss of hearing): 6 people, 12.77%
  7. Dry Mouth: 6 people, 12.77%
  8. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 5 people, 10.64%
  9. Hypocalcaemia (levels of calcium in blood serum are abnormally low): 5 people, 10.64%
  10. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 5 people, 10.64%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Pericarditis (inflammation of the pericardium): 6 people, 12.77%
  2. Renal Cell Carcinoma (a kidney cancer): 4 people, 8.51%
  3. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 4 people, 8.51%
  4. Migraine (headache): 3 people, 6.38%
  5. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 3 people, 6.38%
  6. Infectious Pleural Effusion (infectious fluid in the lung): 3 people, 6.38%
  7. Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (long lasting type of cancer that starts in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow and invades the blood): 3 people, 6.38%
  8. Inflammation: 3 people, 6.38%
  9. Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (lung cancer): 3 people, 6.38%
  10. Erysipelas (bacterial skin infection): 2 people, 4.26%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Candesartan cilexetil and have Indigestion?

Check whether Indigestion is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on candesartan cilexetil (the active ingredients of Candesartan cilexetil) and Candesartan cilexetil (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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