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Other Products That Can Interact With Candesartan-Hydrochlorothiazide

Oral Diabetes Medication
Taking an oral diabetes medication with candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide may increase blood sugar levels. For your particular situation, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and/or adjust your dose of diabetes medications as needed.
 
Other Blood Pressure Medicine
When taking candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide with another high blood pressure medication, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to decrease the chances of this candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide interaction, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and/or change the dose of either medicine.
 
Alcohol
When taking candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol, your blood pressure may decrease too much. For your particular situation, make sure to talk with your healthcare provider about drinking alcohol while taking candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide.
 
Barbiturates
When taking candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide with a barbiturate, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to decrease the chances of this candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide interaction, your healthcare provider may change the dose of either medicine, start you on a lower dose of candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide, and/or monitor you more closely.
 
Narcotics
When taking candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide with a narcotic, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to decrease the chances of this interaction, your healthcare provider may change the dose of either medicine, start you on a lower dose of candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide, and/or monitor you more closely.
 
Cholestyramine (Prevalite, Questran, Questran Light, LoCholest)
Cholestyramine can bind to candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide in the digestive tract and decrease its absorption into the body. To avoid this drug interactions, candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide should be taken at least one hour before, or four to six hours after, cholestyramine has been given.
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