Tekturna Oral Tablet 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Tekturna: Oral tablet (150mg)

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Tekturna 150mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: NVR  |  IL

What is this Medicine?

ALISKIREN (a lis KYE ren) is a renin inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Tekturna: Oral tablet(150mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Tekturna 150mg Tablet

NDC: 000780485
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Tekturna 150mg Tablet
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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: NVR  |  IL
Shape: round
Color: pink

Reported Side Effects for Tekturna 150mg Tablet

Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Anemia Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Stones Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gout Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Uric Acid Level Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Potassium Level Incidence:
0.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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