Amturnide Side Effects

If you are treating high blood pressure with Amturnide, it is important to be aware of potentially serious complications this medication may cause. Seek medical attention if you develop serious Amturnide side effects, such as rapid weight gain, seizures, or chest pain. Some of the more common problems reported with this prescription medicine include dizziness, headaches, and common cold symptoms.

An Introduction to Amturnide Side Effects

Just like any medicine, Amturnide® (aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with Amturnide. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Common Side Effects of Amturnide

Amturnide has been studied extensively in clinical trials. In these studies, the side effects that occurred in a group of people taking the drug were documented and compared to those that occurred in another group of people taking other blood pressure medications. As a result, it was possible to see what side effects occurred, how often they appeared, and how they compared to the group taking the other medicines.
In these studies, the most common Amturnide side effects included:
  • Swelling or water retention of the hands, ankles, lower legs, or feet -- in up to 7.1 percent of people
  • Dizziness -- in up to 3.6 percent
  • Headaches -- in up to 3.6 percent
  • Common cold symptoms -- in up to 2.6 percent.
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