aliskiren-hydrochlorothiazide (generic name)

It is used to treat high blood pressure
(a lis KYE ren; hye droe klor oh THYE a zide)
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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash or hives, swelling of the hands, feet, face, lips, throat, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • eye pain
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • fever or sore throat
  • gout pain
  • low blood pressure
  • muscle pain or cramps
  • pain, tingling, numbness in the hands or feet
  • pain or difficulty passing urine
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • seizures
  • unusually weak or tired

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • change in sex drive or performance
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • flu-like symptoms
  • headache
  • stomach upset

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from moisture. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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