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Rasilez may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Rasilez is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in s... View More
Rasilez is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Rasilez may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Rasilez should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rasilez may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited infor... View More
Rasilez should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rasilez may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited... View More
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
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Rasilez
- Joint pain
- Increased potassium level in blood
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
- For better results, take it at the same time every day.
- It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Avoid alcohol while taking Rasilez 150mg Tablet FC as it may increase dizziness.
- Notify your doctor if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may cause breathing problem.
- Notify your doctor if you have any kidney problem.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
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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