Adults who have high blood pressure may receive aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide (Amturnide®). This combination medication works by relaxing the blood vessels, decreasing blood volume, and improving blood flow. It comes in the form of a tablet and is taken once daily.
While most people tolerate this prescription medicine well, side effects can occur and may include dizziness, swelling, and headaches. In most cases, reactions to this drug are minor and generally easy to treat.
Before taking aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide, update your healthcare provider on any information regarding other medications you are taking, including vitamins and supplements, as well as any allergies you may have. It is also important to let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(For more information on this medication, click Aliskiren-Amlodipine-Hydrochlorothiazide. This full-length article offers more details on how this drug works, dosing guidelines, and general safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)