Candesartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist. Candesartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow. Candesartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is sometimes given together with other blood pressure medications. Candesartan is also used to treat kidney problems caused by type 2 diabetes. Candesartan may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Candesartan is medication that is categorized under the drug class angiotensin receptor blockers. Candesartan is used in the treatment of high blood pressure also known as hypertension that leads to an increased heart rate. Candesartan functionality is manifested through its ability to relax the heart muscles. Candesartan is not recommended for children under the age of one.