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Drug Interactions With Aliskiren and Valsartan

ACE inhibitors, losartan, and furosemide are just a few of the drugs that can interact with aliskiren and valsartan. These and other interactions can lead to an increased risk of side effects or a decrease in the drugs' effectiveness. To help ensure a safe treatment process, tell your healthcare provider about all medications you are currently taking.

An Introduction to Aliskiren and Valsartan Drug Interactions

In April 2012, it was decided that this medication should no longer be available, due to the risks it poses to people with diabetes or with moderate-to-severe kidney problems. Production will officially cease in July 2012.

 

Aliskiren and valsartan (Valturna®) can potentially interact with several other medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to drug interactions with aliskiren and valsartan include:
 
 

 

  
  
  • Potassium-containing products, such as:
     
    • Potassium chloride (K-Dur®, Klor-Con®, Micro-K®)
    • Potassium citrate (Urocit-K®, Polycitra-K®)
    • Potassium gluconate
    • Potassium phosphate (Neutra-Phos-K®, K-Phos®)
    • Salt substitutes (used to flavor food)
 
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Aliskiren and Valsartan Drug Information

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