Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet

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Uses of Aliskiren

Aliskiren 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 Aliskiren

Common

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

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How to use Aliskiren

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.

How Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet works

Aliskiren is a direct renin inhibitor. It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower blood pressure and allows the heart to pump more efficiently.
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Uses of Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide is used in hypertension and oedema.
It treats oedema (fluid overload) associated with heart, liver, kidney or lung disease.
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Side effects of Hydrochlorothiazide

Common

Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.

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How to use Hydrochlorothiazide

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.

How Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet works

Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.

In Depth Information on Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Aliskiren

  • Your doctor has prescribed Aliskiren 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.

Expert advice for Hydrochlorothiazide

  • Hydrochlorothiazide helps lower blood pressure and also removes excess water from your body.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • May cause dizziness in the initial days of treatment.
  • Monitor your blood pressure after starting Hydrochlorothiazide, and notify your doctor if it hasn't gone down.
  • Notify your doctor if you experience dizziness, tiredness, or muscle weakness that doesn't go away.
  • Requires routine blood tests to monitor your kidney function.
Warnings
Special precautions for Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol may have additive ef
fects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg 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 Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use du
ring lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, s
leepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet in these patients. Regular monitoring of creatinine and potassium levels is recommended while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet should be used with cautio
n in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Rasilez Hct 150 mg/12.5 mg 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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Frequently asked questions for Hydrochlorothiazide

Q. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic,which increases the excretion of urine?
Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Hydrochlorothiazide a statin/ opiate?
No.It is the derivative of chlorothiazide
Q. Is Hydrochlorothiazide bad for your kidneys?
No.Hydrochlorthiazide is a safe drug at prescribed dose by your doctor. Consult your doctor if you have kidney disease and follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take hydrochlorothiazide with lisinopril/ ibuprofen/ synthroid/ aspirin/ potassium/ phentermine/ losartan/ naproxen/ magnesium/ vitamins?
Taking other medicines may alter the effects of hydrochlorothiazide. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does hydrochlorothiazide cause diabetes/ erectile dysfunction/ weight loss/ gout/ constipation/tinnitus/ potassium loss?
Hydrochlorothiazide causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
Q. Does Hydrochlorothiazide have sulfa in it?
Yes.Hydrochlorothiazide has sulfa and it is chemically known as 6-chloro- 3, 4-dihydro-2 H-1, 2, 4-benzothiadiazine-7-sulfonamide 1, 1-dioxide
Q. Does Hydrochlorothiazide clean your system?
No.Hydrochlorothiazide reduces extra fluid in the body.
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Substitutes for Rasilez Hct

No substitutes found for this medicine
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