It would be perfect on the off chance that you advise your specialist before taking any medication. Atacand HCT 16/12.5mg 28 Tabs Generic Name: candesartan and hydrochlorothiazide (kan de SAR tan and hye droe clor benevolent THYE ah zide) Brand Names: Atacand HCT What is Atacand HCT (candesartan and hydrochlorothiazide)? Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that assistants keep your body from immersing an overabundance of salt, which can bring about fluid support. Candesartan is in a social event of prescriptions called angiotensin II receptor enemies. Candesartan keeps veins from narrowing, which cuts down circulatory strain and upgrades circulation system. The combo of candesartan and hydrochlorothiazide is used to treat (hypertension). Candesartan and hydrochlorothiazide may in like manner be used for purposes other than those recorded in this medicine helper.