Rasilez 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Rasilez 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Rasilez Tablet

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Uses of Rasilez Tablet

Rasilez 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension
Decreasing high blood pressure lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Side effects of Rasilez Tablet

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Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Joint pain, Increased potassium level in blood.

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How to use Rasilez Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Rasilez 150mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rasilez Tablet works

Rasilez 150mg tablet is a direct renin inhibitor. It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower blood pressure and allows the heart to pump more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Rasilez Tablet

Expert advice for Rasilez Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Rasilez to lower your blood pressure.
  • May require regular monitoring of blood potassium levels.
  • Notify your doctor if you have any kidney problem.
  • Notify your doctor if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may cause breathing problem.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Rasilez 150mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rasilez 150mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Rasilez 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Rasilez 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Rasilez 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rasilez 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Rasilez 150mg Tablet in these patients. Regular monitoring of creatinine and potassium levels is recommended while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
Rasilez 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rasilez 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Rasilez 150mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Vasopten 40mg Tablet, Vasopten 80mg Tablet, Vasopten 120mg Tablet, Veramil 40mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Aliskiren, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Rasilez 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Aliskiren

Q. Does high blood pressure need to be treated?
When the blood pressure is high, the heart has to work harder to pump blood throughout the body, which causes damage to the blood vessels. If high blood pressure is not treated, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure, and vision problems.
Q. Is aliskiren an ACE inhibitor?
No aliskiren is not an ACE inhibitor. It is a renin inhibitor
Q. Is aliskiren safe and approved by the FDA?
Yes aliskiren is approved by the FDA. It is safe when taken at a dosage and duration prescribed by the doctor
Q. How does aliskiren reduce blood pressure/ work?
Aliskiren prevents the release of substances which tighten the blood vessels and helping them relax, thereby reducing the blood pressure
Q. What is aliskiren fumarate?
Aliskiren fumarate is a salt form of aliskiren which is used for treating high blood pressure
Q. Does aliskiren reduce blood pressure?
Yes aliskiren reduces blood pressure
Q. Does it cause hair loss?
It is usually not known to cause hair loss. If any such side effect is observed, please consult your doctor
Q. Does metformin, lisinopril or amlodipine contain aliskiren?
No. Aliskiren is not present in metformin, lisinopril or amlodipine.
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Substitutes for Rasilez

No substitutes found for this medicine
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