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candesartan trade name

Atacand

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candesartan drug class

angiotensin II inhibitor

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candesartan expected effect

dilate blood vessels and reduce pressure

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candesartan why use

hypertension, heart failure, kidney failure

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candesartan dose

8-32mg/day

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candesartan route admin

PO

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candesartan adverse effects

renal failure, angioedema, anaphylaxis

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candesartan nursing implications

hypersensitivity, females pregnant in 2/3rd trimester risk for fetal death

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azilsartan trade name

edarbi

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azilsartan drug classes

antihypertensive, angiotensin II receptor antagonist

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azilsartan why use

hypertension

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azilsartan dose

80mg/day

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azilsartan route admin

PO

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azilsartan adverse effects

hypotension, anemia, angioedema, diarrhea

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azilsartan black box warning

pregnancy in 2/3rd trimester may cause fetal death

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azilsartan nursing implications

angioedema
BP (rhythm, rate)

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valsartan trade name

Diovan

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valsartan drug classes

angiotensin 2 antagonist, antihypertensive

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valsartan expected effect

blocks angiotensin 2 (vasoconstrictor & aldosterone), prohibits binding angiotensin 2 to AT receptor in tissues

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why use valsartan

hypertension, CHF, MI

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route admin valsartan

PO

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valsartan doses

CHF 40-160mg tid
post MI 20mgbid
hypertension 80-160mg

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valsartan adverse effects

CVA, MI, dysrhythmias, hepatotoxicity, nephrotoxicity, renal failure

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valsartan nursing implications

BP, pulse
angioedema (face swell, short breath, edema)
dizzy common on this med
excessive sweating, diarrhea, dehydration decreases BP > maintain hydration

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Losartan trade name

cozaar

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losartan drug class

angiotensin 2 inhibitor, antihypertensive

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losartan expected effect

blocks vasoconstrictor and aldosterone effects of angiotensin 2 at AT1 receptor in tissues

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losartan why use

hypertension
nephropathy
proteinuria
stroke

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losartan nursing implications

assess BP, pulse

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losartan side effects

CVA, dysrhythmias, renal failure, thrombocytopenia, angioedema, hyperkalemia etc

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losartan doses

hypertension: 5mg/day or 25mg with diuretic
nephropathy in diabetics: 50-100mg/day

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losartan route admin

PO