Rasilez is a medicine used in the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). It lowers blood pressure by helping in relaxing blood vessels. Loweri... View More
Uses of Rasilez
Side effects of Rasilez
How to use Rasilez
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 may be taken with ... View More
How Rasilez works
Rasilez is a direct renin inhibitor. It works by relaxing blood vessels which lower blood pressure and allows the heart to pump more efficiently.
What if you forget to take Rasilez?
If you miss a dose of Rasilez, 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 r... View More
Oral Essential hypertension Adult: >18 yr 150 mg once daily, increased to 300 mg once daily if needed. Elderly: No dosage adjustment needed. Hep... View More
Increased risk of hypotension w/ other antihypertensives. Increased risk of acute renal failure w/ ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor antagonists o... View More
Serious CHF, sodium or volume depletion. Discontinue if diarrhoea is severe and persistent. Lactation. Monitoring Parameters Periodically monitor serum ... View More
C (1st trimester), D (2nd & 3rd trimesters)
Aliskiren is an orally active, potent, non-peptide and selective direct renin inhibitor used in the management of HTN. By inhibiting the enzyme renin, i... View More
Mode of Action
Administration May be taken with or without food. Take consistently w/ or w/o meals. Avoid taking w/ high fat meals.
Renal Impairment Mild to moderate: No dosage adjustment needed. Severe: Contraindicated.
Pregnancy Category Note
1-10% Diarrhea (2.3%),Cough (1.1%),Rash (1%),Increase in serum creatinine (<7%),Hyperkalemia (<1%) <1% Angioedema,Headache,Gout,Renal stones,Seizur... View More
History of angioedema; severe renal impairment. Concomitant use w/ ACE inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor antagonists in patients w/ DM and renal imp... View More
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