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A number of medications can react with Valturna, including Midamor, Lipitor, and ACE inhibitors. These interactions can increase your blood levels of potassium or Valturna, which could increase your risk of side effects. Valturna can also reduce the effectiveness of certain medicines, such as Lasix. To help prevent drug interactions with Valturna, tell your healthcare provider about all medications you are currently taking.

An Overview of Interactions With Valturna

In April 2012, it was decided that this medication should no longer be available, due to the risks it poses to people with diabetes or with moderate-to-severe kidney problems. Production will officially cease in July 2012.

 

Valturna® (aliskiren and valsartan) can potentially interact with several other medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to Valturna drug interactions include:
 
 

 

 
  
  • 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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