How to Take Aliskiren, Amlodipine and Hydrochlorothiazide and Dose of Aliskiren, Amlodipine and Hydrochlorothiazide


Find out how to take Aliskiren, Amlodipine and Hydrochlorothiazide (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Aliskiren, Amlodipine and Hydrochlorothiazide


How it should be taken  

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

Adult- PO- The maximum recommended dose is 300/10/25 mg.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Do not use aliskiren with angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) and the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) in patients with diabetes and hypersensitivity.

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This combination medication contains an anti-hypertensive agent, a calcium channel blocker, and a thiazide diuretic, prescribed for high blood pressure (hypertension). 

Pregnancy Category

Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver disease, increased eye pressure, lupus, asthma, congestive heart failure, angioedema, chest pain, seizures, coronary artery disease, electrolyte imbalance, urinary obstruction, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Avoid alcohol consumption.
It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Patient may develop with an increased risk of angioedema with the following symptoms: swelling in the hands, face, lips, eyes, throat, or tongue; difficulty in swallowing or breathing. If it is so consult with your doctor.
Avoid exposure to sunlight.
Monitor blood pressure, kidney function, sugar level, and blood electrolyte levels regularly while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions  

Store it at room temperature (25C). Protect from heat and moisture.
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