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Aliskiren

aliskiren
Aliskiren is blood pressure medicine. It works by decreasing substances in the body that narrow blood vessels and raise blood pressure. Aliskiren is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Aliskiren may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
aliskiren
DRUG TYPE
renin inhibitors

Frequently Asked Questions

Do not use if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant, stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor right away.

If you have diabetes, do not use aliskiren together with certain heart or blood pressure medicines (such as Avalide, Benicar, Byvalson, Cozaar, Hyzaar, Diovan, Exforge, Lotrel, Monopril, Vasotec, Vasoretic, Zestoretic, and many others).

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