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Tekturna HCT

aliskiren-hydrochlorothiazide
Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention. Aliskiren is an anti-hypertensive (blood pressure lowering) medication. It works by decreasing substances in the body that narrow blood vessels and raise blood pressure. Hydrochlorothiazide and aliskiren is a combination medicine used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Hydrochlorothiazide and aliskiren may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
aliskiren-hydrochlorothiazide
DRUG TYPE
miscellaneous antihypertensive combinations

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you are unable to urinate, or if you are allergic to sulfa drugs.

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, you should not use hydrochlorothiazide and aliskiren together with certain heart or blood pressure medicines (such as Accupril, Benicar, Capoten, Cozaar, Diovan, Lotensin, Mavik, Prinivil, Vasotec, and many others).

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Tekturna HCT tablet 150 mg-12.5 mg150 mg-25 mg300 mg-12.5 mg300 mg-25 mg

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