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If furosemide, enalapril, captopril, or other medicines are taken with aliskiren/amlodipine, drug interactions could occur. These could lead to potentially serious side effects and other problems, so it is important to tell your healthcare provider about any other drugs or supplements you are taking before beginning treatment with aliskiren/amlodipine. You may need to be monitored more closely or have your dosages adjusted.

An Overview of Aliskiren/Amlodipine Interactions

Aliskiren/amlodipine (Tekamlo™) can potentially react with a few different medications. Some of the drugs that may interact with aliskiren/amlodipine include:
 
 
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), such as:

 

  
  • Atorvastatin (Lipitor®) or combination medications that contain atorvastatin (Caduet®, Liptruzet™)
  • Furosemide (Lasix®)
  • Cyclosporine (Gengraf®, Neoral®, Sandimmune®)
  • Itraconazole (Sporanox®
  • Ketoconazole (Nizoral®)
  • 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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