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Candesartan

Candesartan (Atacand) is an expensive drug used to treat high blood pressure in children and adults. This drug is also used to treat adults with heart failure. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of candesartan is around $40.98, 70% off the average retail price of $140.65. Compare ARBs.
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80+ Drugs to Be Dropped By Insurance in 2018

Elizabeth Davis - August 22, 2017

If you’ve got health insurance, now’s a good time to be paying attention. Each year, prescription coverage – the “formulary” – changes, and yours will likely be changing in 2018.

Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handle pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing more than 80 prescription medications from their formularies at the end of 2017. See More

High Blood Pressure Medications: ACE Inhibitors vs. ARBs

Roni Shye - July 31, 2014

In the land of high blood pressure medications, ACE inhibitors and ARBs are considered first-line therapies. That means, if you are being medically treated for hypertension (or high blood pressure), you’re likely to be on one of these types of medications. ACE inhibitors and ARBs represent two groups of drugs that both treat hypertension, but they differ in how they work and what side effects you might experience. See More

50+ Brand-Name Drugs Dropped By Insurance in 2014

Elizabeth Davis - October 29, 2013

For many Americans with health insurance, more than 50 popular brand-name drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2014. Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handles pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing almost 50 brands from their formularies at the end of 2013. More information is below.

What are Express Scripts and Caremark?

Express Scripts and Caremark are companies that administer prescription drug benefits for many health insurance companies and Tricare. See More

Blood Pressure Medications and Cancer Risk

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 23, 2013

Concerns raised about ARBs (angiotensin receptor blockers) have folks worried. Patients have come to our offices asking if they should switch their blood pressure medication. Let’s shed some light on the issue as there is reason for calm. Well known ARBs include losartan (Cozaar), candesartan (Atacand), irbesartan (Avapro), Benicar (olmesartan), Diovan (valsartan) and Micardis (telmisartan). They work well to lower blood pressure and the kidneys of diabetics love them. See More

Generic Atacand Is Now Available

Elizabeth Davis - June 11, 2013

Generic Atacand (candesartan cilexetil) is now available from manufacturer Sandoz, following the approval of the Atacand HCT generic (candesartan cilexetil and hydrochlorothiazide) last year.

Atacand is an ARB (angiotensin receptor blocker) used to treat high blood pressure, in the same class of medicines as Cozaar (losartan), Avapro (irbesartan), and Diovan (valsartan).

Prices for generic candesartan are already as much as 50% lower than brand name Atacand, and should continue to drop as more manufacturers get approval to market their versions of the generic. See More

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