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If ACE inhibitors, ARBs, furosemide, or other medications are taken with Tekamlo, drug interactions could occur. As a result, you may be at an increased risk for potentially serious problems, such as hyperkalemia. In order to prevent this -- and so your healthcare provider knows how much Tekamlo to prescribe -- make sure you tell him or her about all other drugs you are taking.

An Overview of Interactions With Tekamlo

Tekamlo™ (aliskiren/amlodipine) can potentially react with a few different medications. Some of the drugs that may interact with Tekamlo include:
 
 
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), such as:

 

 
  • Atorvastatin (Lipitor®) or combination medications that contain atorvastatin (Caduet®, Liptruzet™)
  • Furosemide (Lasix®)
  • Cyclosporine (Gengraf®, Neoral®, Sandimmune®)
  • Itraconazole (Sporanox®
  • Ketoconazole (Nizoral®)
  • Potassium-containing products, such as:
     
    • Potassium chloride (K-Dur®, Klor-Con®, Micro-K®)
    • Potassium citrate (Urocit-K®, Polycitra-K®)
    • Potassium gluconate
    • Potassium phosphate (Neutra-Phos-K®, K-Phos®)
    • Salt substitutes (used to flavor food)

 

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