This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.
Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
How this interaction occurs is not known.
What might happen:
The amount of furosemide in your blood may decrease and it may not work as well. This may cause water retention or an increase in your blood pressure.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together. Your doctor may want to change the dose of your furosemide or change your medicine. Let your doctor know if you have any problems breathing, increased swelling, tiredness, weakness, headache, or dizziness.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.Reference:1.Rasilez (aliskiren hemifumarate) UK summary of product characteristics. Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd. February 21, 2011.