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If I am pregnant, is it safe to use Atacand?

It isn't safe to take the blood pressure medication Atacand (candesartan) if you're pregnant. Atacand can harm or cause death to a developing fetus if it's taken during the last six months of pregnancy. If you become pregnant, stop taking Atacand and call your doctor immediately. He or she will determine the safest way to treat your high blood pressure during pregnancy.

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