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Tekturna® (aliskiren hemifumarate) is the first medication to be classified as a renin inhibitor. It is approved for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), and is usually taken by mouth once a day. To keep an even level of the medication in your blood, it should be taken at the same time each day. Though generally well tolerated, side effects are possible and may include:
Before starting Tekturna, review the drug's safety information with your healthcare provider. This renin inhibitor is not suitable for everyone, so tell your healthcare provider about all your current medications and any other medical conditions you have, such as kidney disease or diabetes. This will help ensure your safety and reduce your risk of complications.
(For more information on this medication, click Tekturna. This article tells you what you need to know about how it works, available strengths, and more.)