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How TEKTURNA works
TEKTURNA targets a chemical in the body called renin. Renin starts a process in the body that causes your blood vessels to narrow and raises your blood pressure. TEKTURNA is the only direct renin inhibitor approved for use in the United States. By reducing the amount of renin that your body produces, TEKTURNA helps:
- Blood Vessels Relax
- Blood Flow More Freely
- Lower Blood Pressure
TEKTURNA® HCT is TEKTURNA (aliskiren) plus a diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide)
TEKTURNA HCT is 2 medicines in 1 pill. The HCT part is hydrochlorothiazide, also called a diuretic or water pill. HCT is believed to work by:
- Getting rid of extra salt and water in your body through urination
- Reducing the amount of total fluid in your blood vessels, which can help lower blood pressure
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
IMPORTANT WARNING: TEKTURNA or TEKTURNA HCT can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. Talk to your doctor about other ways to lower your blood pressure if you plan to become pregnant. If you get pregnant, stop taking TEKTURNA or TEKTURNA HCT and tell your doctor right away.
It’s important to keep your blood pressure controlled
High blood pressure (hypertension) can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, and other serious health problems. That’s why it’s extremely important to get to the BP goal set by you and your doctor. Medicines that lower BP work best when they are part of a complete treatment plan that includes lifestyle changes. Click the link below to learn more about getting to your goal.