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Can I use Atacand HCT if I am taking lithium?

You should be cautious about taking the blood pressure drug Atacand HCT (candesartan and hydrochlorothiazide) if you are taking lithium. Either of Atacand HCT's active ingredients may reduce your body's ability to eliminate lithium, which could put you at risk for lithium toxicity. If you do take Atacand HCT while you're on lithium, your doctor should closely monitor your blood levels of lithium.

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