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Amturnide Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide (Amturnide)?
- What are the possible side effects of aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide (Amturnide)?
- What is the most important information I should know about aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide (Amturnide)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide (Amturnide)?
- How should I take aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide (Amturnide)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Amturnide)?
- What happens if I overdose (Amturnide)?
- What should I avoid while taking aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide (Amturnide)?
- What other drugs will affect aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide (Amturnide)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Amturnide)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Amturnide)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdose symptoms may include rapid heartbeats, severe dizziness, warmth or tingly feeling, and fainting.
What should I avoid while taking aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide (Amturnide)?
Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes while you are taking aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide, unless your doctor has told you to.
Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may increase certain side effects of aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide.
Avoid taking with foods that are high in fat, which can make it harder for your body to absorb aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide.
Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
What other drugs will affect aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide (Amturnide)?
Tell your doctor about all other heart or blood pressure medications you are taking.
Before using aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that can lower blood pressure (such as sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, and medicine for seizures or anxiety). They can add to the blood pressure lowering effects of aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide.
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- atorvastatin (Lipitor, Caduet) or simvastatin (Zocor, Simcor, Vytorin, Juvisync);
- cholestyramine (Questran) or colestipol (Colestid);
- lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid);
- tacrolimus (Prograf);
- insulin or oral diabetes medication;
- all other heart or blood pressure medications you are taking, especially irbesartan (Avapro), quinidine (Quin-G), or verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan);
- an oral, nasal, inhaled, or injectable steroid medicine;
- any other diuretic (water pill), especially furosemide (Lasix);
- antifungal medication such as fluconazole (Diflucan), ketoconazole (Nizoral), miconazole (Oravig), or voriconazole (Vfend);
- HIV or AIDS medications such as nelfinavir (Viracept), ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra), or saquinavir (Invirase); or
- non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Treximet), celecoxib (Celebrex), diclofenac (Arthrotec, Cambia, Cataflam, Voltaren, Flector Patch, Pennsaid, Solareze), indomethacin (Indocin), meloxicam (Mobic), and others.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about aliskiren, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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