In Addition, Such Combined Use In Patients With Kidney Disease Or Diabetes Increases Risks Of Having A Stroke As Well As Fainting And Falling
SUMMARY: In February 2014 Health Canada issued “New warnings regarding blood pressure drugs” which includes safety information about the drug Tekturna (aliskiren) as regards its use in combination with some other blood pressure medications.
We have written in more detail about the increased risks of serious side effects associated with Tekturna in this 2012 article: “Tekturna And Other Aliskiren Related Blood Pressure Medications Can Cause Renal Failure, Kidney Complications, And Strokes”.
Of course, we will continue to monitor the safety issues involving Tekturna, and report significant developments here.[Read this article in full at original source]