candesartan

noun

can·​de·​sar·​tan ˌkan-də-ˈsär-ˌtan How to pronounce candesartan (audio)
: an antihypertensive drug C33H34N6O6 that is taken orally and blocks the action of angiotensin II

Note: Candesartan is marketed under the trademark Atacand. When used in combination with hydrochlorothiazide it is marketed under the trademark Atacand HCT.

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“Candesartan.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/candesartan. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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