Renin inhibitors inhibit the enzyme rennin, which result in widening and relaxing of blood vessels, making it easier for blood to flow, which lowers blood pressure.
Renin inhibitor medication
- Tekturna (generic name: Aliskiren)
Avoid Renin inhibitors
Avoid Renin inhibitors, if
- Pregnant or planning for pregnancy should discuss with the doctor before using this medication.
- Have kidney problems should discuss with the doctor before using this medication.
- If taking water pills (diuretics), other high blood pressure medicines, heart medicines, or medicines to treat a fungus.
Renin inhibitor warning signs
Consult doctor immediately if you are having: low blood pressure, swelling of face, throat, lips, eyes, or tongue