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Aliskiren Information

Aliskiren Benefits & Uses

Aliskiren is used to treat the following -

Aliskiren Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Aliskiren


Aliskiren Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Aliskiren is used -

  1. Diarrhoea
  2. Dizziness Mild
  3. Increased Potassium level in Blood
  4. Chills
  5. Cough Mild
  6. Headache Mild
  7. Sneezing
  8. Sore throat
  9. Nasal congestion
  10. Difficulty breathing
  11. Pain or discomfort
  12. Fatigue Mild
  13. Rash
  14. Pharyngitis
  15. Infection
  16. Back Pain Mild
  17. Gout Moderate
  18. Anemia Moderate
  19. Kidney Stones Moderate
  20. Peripheral Edema
  21. Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)

Aliskiren Related Warnings

Is the use of Aliskiren safe for pregnant women?

Those pregnant women want to take Aliskiren, before that take doctor advice regarding how to use. If you don't do same then it will cause harmful effects on your health.


Is the use of Aliskiren safe during breastfeeding?

Aliskiren may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Aliskiren on the Kidneys?

Aliskiren has very mild side effects on the kidney.


What is the effect of Aliskiren on the Liver?

Aliskiren is rarely harmful for liver.


What is the effect of Aliskiren on the Heart?

Aliskiren may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Aliskiren with Other Drugs

Aliskiren should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -







        Aliskiren Contraindications

        If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Aliskiren unless your doctor advises you to do so -

        1. Angioedema
        2. Hyperkalemia
        3. Diabetes
        4. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
        5. Kidney Disease

        Frequently asked Questions about Aliskiren

        Is this Aliskiren habit forming or addictive?

        No, you do not get addicted to Aliskiren.


        Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

        No, after taking Aliskiren, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.


        Is it safe?

        Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Aliskiren.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        Aliskiren is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


        Aliskiren Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Aliskiren

        Taking Aliskiren with food does not cause any problem.


        Interaction between Alcohol and Aliskiren

        Information about the interaction of Aliskiren and alcohol is not available because this topic has not been researched yet.

        This medicine data has been created by -
        Md Saadullah
        M.Pharma, Pharmacy
        3 Years of Experience
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        Vikas Chauhan
        B.Pharma, Pharmacy
        2 Years of Experience
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        1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Tekturna® (aliskiren)
        2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 508