What is aliskiren?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Aliskiren is a renin inhibitor that is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also used to treat persistent proteinuria in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and nephropathy in combination with an ACE inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB).

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with aliskiren

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking aliskiren

Dosage Patients
150 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking aliskiren

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking aliskiren


Currently taking aliskiren

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking aliskiren

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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