A doctor will review your order and write you a prescription, if appropriate. This prescription is then forwarded to a pharmacy. The pharmacy will have your medicine delivered to you within one to three working days. Read more about this process here.
How to use Rasilez?
Take the tablet with some water without chewing. Do not take the medicine with fruit juice or vegetable drinks such as herbal tea; This may affect the action of the drug. Try to take the medicine as often as possible at regular times, for example at breakfast or just before bedtime.
The partner pharmacies offer Rasilez for sale online in different strengths. A doctor knows which strength is best suited for your complaints. Unless otherwise prescribed by a doctor, the usual dosage is as follows:
- Adults: once daily 150 to 300 mg.
Your blood pressure must be monitored regularly during the treatment. A doctor may adjust the dosage when your blood pressure is lowering too quickly or not enough. Rasilez is not suitable for children under 18 years of age. Read the instructions before use.
Medications can cause side effects. This also applies to Rasilez, although most people tolerate this drug without any problem. The side effects that may occur when using Rasilez include:
- Joint pain;
- Swollen hands and/or feet;
- High potassium content in the blood.
A full list of possible side effects can be found in the leaflet. If you suffer from any side effects, please talk to a doctor or a pharmacist.
When is it best not to use this medicine?
Rasilez is not a suitable medicine for everyone. Do not use this medicine if you:
- are hypersensitive to aliskiren or to any of the excipients used in the tablet;
- have suffered from certain forms of angioedema (see leaflet);
- are pregnant or breastfeeding;
- use medicines containing the active substance quinidine, itraconazole or ciclosporin;
- use certain high blood pressure medicines while you are also suffering from diabetes or a renal impairment (see leaflet).
If you have any other health problems or if you are taking any other medicines, please talk to your doctor to check if you can take Rasilez. More information on these subjects can be found in the leaflet.
Pregnancy / driving / alcohol
Rasilez should not be used by pregnant women or breastfeeding women. This medicine may cause side effects such as dizziness, which affects your ability to drive. Do not take part in traffic if you suffer from these symptoms. Alcohol can exacerbate or provoke certain side effects. Beware of strong liquor.