... CANDESARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE (Atacand® HCT) is a combination of two drugs used to lower blood pressure. Candesartan controls high blood pressure (hypertension) by relaxing blood vessels. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic. High blood pressure can damage the blood vessels of the brain, heart, and kidneys, resulting in a stroke, heart failure, or kidney failure. This medicine does not cure high blood pressure. By lowering blood pressure, candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide can help reduce your risk of having damage to your kidneys, heart, or other organs. Generic candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide tablets are not yet available. ...
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