Blopress

Blopress

candesartan

Manufacturer:

Celltrion Healthcare

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Candesartan cilexetil
Indications/Uses
Essential HTN, heart failure & impaired left ventricle systolic function (LVEF ≤40%), as add-on therapy to ACE inhibitors or when ACE inhibitors are not tolerated.
Dosage/Direction for Use
HTN 8-32 mg once daily. Heart failure Initially 4 mg once daily, up-titration to the highest target dose 32 mg or tolerated dose by doubling the dose intervals of at least 2 wk.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Severe hepatic impairment &/or cholestasis. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Renal artery stenosis, intravascular vol. depletion, co-administration w/ K-sparing diuretics, renal impairment, concomitant therapy w/ an ACE inhibitor, haemodialysis, kidney transplantation, hypotension & hyperkalaemia. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, upper resp tract infection, back pain, dizziness.
Drug Interactions
K-sparing diuretics.
ATC Classification
C09CA06 - candesartan ; Belongs to the class of angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Blopress tab 8 mg
Packing/Price
28's
Form
Blopress tab 16 mg
Packing/Price
28's
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