Tekturna 300mg Tablets
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Why isÂ Tekturna prescribed?
How should this medicine be used?
Other uses for this medicine
What special precautions should I follow?
- tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to aliskiren or any other medications.
- tell your doctor and pharmacist what other prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors such as benazepril (Lotensin), captopril (Capoten), enalapril (Vasotec), fosinopril (Monopril), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), moexipril (Univasc), perindopril (Aceon), quinapril (Accupril), ramipril (Altace), and trandolapril (Mavik); antifungals such as ketoconazole (Nizoral); atorvastatin (Lipitor); diuretics (‘water pills’) such as hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) and furosemide (Lasix); irbesartan (Avapro); and other medications for heart disease or high blood pressure. Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects.
- tell your doctor if you have or have ever had diabetes, seizures, or kidney disease.
- tell your doctor if you plan to become pregnant or are breast-feeding. Do not breast-feed while taking aliskiren.
- you should know that aliskiren may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. Lie down if you feel faint or dizzy, and call your doctor right away.
What special dietary instructions should I follow?
What should I do if I forget a dose?
What side effects can this medication cause?
- stomach pain
- swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
- difficulty swallowing or breathing
What storage conditions are needed for this medicine?
In case of emergency/overdose
- blurred vision
What other information should I know?