A Review on Candesartan : Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Profile

  title={A Review on Candesartan : Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Profile},
  author={Asif Husain and Md Sabir Azim and Moloy Mitra and Parminder S. Bhasin},
  • Asif Husain, Md Sabir Azim, +1 author Parminder S. Bhasin
  • Published 2012
Candesartan is classified as an angiotensin II receptor type 1 antagonist. Angiotensin II receptor type 1 antagonists are widely used in treatment of diseases like hypertension, heart failure, myocardial infarction and diabetic nephropathy. Candesartan is an orally active lipophilic drug and possesses rapid oral absorption. It causes reduction in blood pressure and is used in treatment of hypertension. It is also used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and given as prophylaxis to… CONTINUE READING


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