Side effects of sartans

What are the side effects of Sartane?

Sartans are comparatively well tolerated drugs and have fewer side effects than ACE inhibitors. Tartar, dizziness, headache, sleep disturbances and stomach discomfort can sometimes result from treatment with Sartans.

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When should Sartane not be taken?

Due to the potentially harmful effects on the unborn child, Sartane should not be given during pregnancy and lactation.

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Is the risk of cancer increased when treated with sartans?

No, although a large study analysis in 2010 found a link between treatment with Sartanen and an increased risk of cancer. However, this suspicion did not stand up to a subsequent examination in another study, based on 70 studies.

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Why should not Sartane be taken during pregnancy?

In the second and third trimester of pregnancy, treatment with Sartanen may lead to malformations of the unborn child.

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