Angiotensin Receptor Blockers - Candesartan

Generic Name

candesartan, including in combination with hydrochlorothiazide


8 mg, 16 mg, 32 mg, 16 mg/12.5 mg, 32 mg/12.5 mg , 32 mg/25 mg



Special Authority Criteria

Approval Period

Person identified as experiencing intractable cough or angioedema on an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor (ACE-I).



Practitioner Exemptions

  • No practitioner exemptions

Special Notes

  • Individuals requiring a diuretic combination product must satisfy the same criteria.
  • Candesartan 4 mg dose is not a PharmaCare benefit.

Special Authority Request Form(s)