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Dosing Information for Azilsartan

The dose of azilsartan your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Your blood pressure
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Azilsartan Dosage for more information.)
 

Drug Interactions

Azilsartan may react with a number of other medications (see Drug Interactions With Azilsartan).
 

What If I Overdose on This Medication?

As with most medications, it is possible to take too much azilsartan. As a blood pressure medication, azilsartan is likely to cause very low blood pressure in the case of an overdose.
 
If you happen to take too much azilsartan, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Edarbi Overdose for more information.)
 

What Should I Do If I Forget a Dose?

If you forget to take a dose of azilsartan, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

How Does Azilsartan Work?

Azilsartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). Angiotensin II is a naturally occurring chemical in the body that causes blood vessels to narrow (constrict). By blocking angiotensin II, azilsartan helps to relax the blood vessels, which results in lower blood pressure.
 
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