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Tekturna Helps Treat the Following Conditions:
The force with which blood pushes against the walls of blood vessels is known as blood pressure. The term unites two pressure readings: systolic pressure (the pressure in blood vessels when the heart beats) and diastolic pressure (the pressure between beats when the heart is at rest).
High blood pressure (or clinical hypertension) is diagnosed when patients have systolic pressure higher than 130 mmHg and diastolic pressure greater than 80 mmHg. High blood pressure may go undetected for years, though the condition can eventually lead to serious complications like heart disease, stroke, and kidney problems.
Patients with high blood pressure are usually prescribed medication and directed to make lifestyle changes to control the problem.
Tekturna Active Ingredient
Tekturna contains the active ingredient aliskiren hemifumarate, which belongs to a class of drugs known as direct renin inhibitors. Tekturna reduces blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood flow.
Generic Tekturna Alternative
Generic alternatives to Tekturna are not yet available on this website.
General Drug Information
What Tekturna Is and What It’sUsed For
Tekturna is a drug which treats high blood pressure. If left unmanaged, hypertension may contribute to serious complications like stroke, heart attack, and kidney problems. Due to an increased risk of side effects, Tekturna is not recommended for children under six, or for children who weigh less than 44 pounds (20 kilograms).
Usage and Application
Before buying Tekturna online, patients should read the medication guide provided by their doctor or pharmacist.
Tekturna is usually taken once daily by mouth, or as directed by the patient’s doctor. Dosage depends on the patient’s medical condition and response to treatment.
It is possible to take Tekturna with food, however, patients should choose one method for taking the medication and administer Tekturna the same way. It is best to avoid taking Tekturna with high-fat meals, as this can decrease the body’s ability to absorb the medication. Fruit juices (e.g. apple, grapefruit, and orange) may also decrease absorption.
Patients should take Tekturna regularly to get the most benefit from it. To prevent forgetting, take the medication at the same time each day.
It may take two weeks before patients experience the full benefit of Tekturna. Continue taking the medication, even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not experience many negative symptoms.
Contact your doctor if your blood pressure remains high or if it increases.
Considerations Before Taking Tekturna
Before starting treatment, patients should alert their doctor if they are allergic to Tekturna. It is also important to discuss the patient’s medical history, especially conditions like diabetes, kidney disease, and severe loss of body water and minerals.
Tekturna may cause dizziness which can be exacerbated by alcohol and marijuana. Patients should not drive, use machinery, or do anything that requires alertness until they can do so safely. Limit alcoholic beverages and discuss marijuana use with your doctor.
Excessive sweating, diarrhea, and vomiting may cause dehydration and lightheadedness. Patients should report prolonged diarrhea and vomiting to their doctor.
Tekturna may increase a patient’s potassium levels. Patients should discuss the use of potassium supplements or salt substitutes which contain potassium with their doctor or pharmacist.
Patients undergoing surgery should tell their doctor or dentist about all prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, and herbal supplements they are taking.
Tekturna is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it can harm a fetus. Women should consult their doctor for more details.
It is unknown whether Tekturna passes into breast milk. Female patients should talk to their doctor before breastfeeding.
Delayed and Omitted Doses
Patients who miss a dose of Tekturna should take it as soon as they remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and proceed as usual. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Other Medications and Tekturna
Drug interactions may change the way Tekturna works, increasing the risk of side effects. Before starting treatment, patients need to discuss the full list of medications and supplements they are taking with their doctor.
Certain medications may interact negatively with Tekturna. This is the case with drugs that increase the level of potassium in the blood, like ACE inhibitors (e.g. Lotensin and Zestril), angiotensin receptor blockers (e.g. Atacand and Cozaar), and birth control pills containing drospirenone.
Other medications can affect the removal of Tekturna from the body, affecting how it works. Examples include the antifungal medication Sporanox, the immunosuppressant Neoral, and the antiarrhythmic drug quinidine.
Some products contain ingredients that can raise blood pressure. Examples include diet aids, cough-and-cold medications, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like Advil and Naprosyn. Patients should discuss the safe use of these products with their pharmacist.
Many patients using Tekturna do not experience serious side effects.
Common side effects include dizziness, lightheadedness, cough, diarrhea, and tiredness. Contact your doctor or pharmacist should these effects persist or worsen.
To reduce the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, patients should get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
Contact your doctor right away if you experience serious side effects like fainting and symptoms of high levels of potassium in the blood (e.g. muscle weakness, slow and/or irregular heartbeat). Patients should also monitor for signs of kidney problems like changes in urine production.
Serious allergic reactions to Tekturna are rare, yet patients should be aware of symptoms that include rash, itching and swelling (tongue/throat), severe dizziness, and trouble breathing.
This is not a full list of possible side effects. Patients should contact their doctor or pharmacist in the event of any negative side effects not mentioned above.
How to Store Tekturna
Tekturna should be stored at room temperature, away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep away from children and pets.
Unwanted medication should be disposed of properly and should not be poured into drains or flushed down the toilet. Patients should consult a pharmacist or their local waste disposal company to find out more about safe disposal methods.
Although Tekturna coupons are available with other online pharmacies, customers will find that UDS prices are often much lower.
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