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Who should not take Edarbi?

Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, or who plan to become pregnant, should not take Edarbi (azilsartan). When taken during the last six months of pregnancy, Edarbi may harm or even cause death to a developing fetus.

It is not known whether Edarbi can pass into breast milk and affect a nursing baby, so don't breastfeed your baby if you are taking the drug.

If you are pregnant, want to become pregnant or are breastfeeding, your doctor can prescribe another blood pressure medicine for you or work with you to come up with a plan to keep your blood pressure under control until it is safe for you to take the drug.

If you take other medications, especially other blood pressure drugs, your doctor may need to adjust the dose of Edarbi or discontinue those other medications before giving you Edarbi so that your blood pressure doesn't drop too low.

Edarbi may not be safe for people who have certain kidney problems or severe congestive heart failure. Talk to your doctor about your medical conditions to be sure that taking Edarbi is safe and recommended for you.

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