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Can I use Atacand if I have a history of kidney disease?

The specifics of your kidney condition will determine whether it's safe for you to take the blood pressure medication Atacand (candesartan) and, if so, what your dose should be. Be sure to tell your doctor about your kidney disease. He or she is likely to carefully monitor your body's response to the medication.

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