Is NiceRx a Tekturna HCT coupon provider?
We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Tekturna HCT patient assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Tekturna HCT manufacturer coupons, Tekturna HCT discounts, or free Tekturna HCT samples. We are not a Tekturna HCT coupon provider or Tekturna HCT discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.
Tekturna HCT patient assistance program
Patient assistance programs are typically sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medications to individuals with low income who are uninsured or under-insured and meet the eligibility criteria that vary by program. There are currently no known patient assistance programs for this medication.
Can NiceRx help me get Tekturna HCT cheaper if I have insurance?
How much does Tekturna HCT cost without insurance?
Tekturna HCT cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Tekturna HCT tablets (150 mg-12.5 mg) usually cost $270 for 30 tablets. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
How much does Tekturna HCT cost with insurance?
The copay for Tekturna HCT with insurance depends on the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out how much this is, your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.
What is Tekturna HCT?
Tekturna HCT is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. It is a combination of aliskiren, a renin inhibitor, and hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), a thiazide diuretic, used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) in patients not controlled with one drug, and as initial treatment in patients who will need more than one drug to manage their blood pressure. Lowering blood pressure helps to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems such as strokes and myocardial infarction.
What doses of Tekturna HCT are available?
Tekturna HCT is available in tablet form, in the following doses: (mg aliskiren/mg HCTZ): 150/12.5, 150/25, 300/12.5, and 300/25.
Please read the patient information leaflet and always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Tekturna HCT active ingredients
Tekturna HCT contains aliskiren and hydrochlorothiazide.
Tekturna HCT side effects
The most common side effects of Tekturna HCT in clinical trials include:
In rare instances, Tekturna HCT can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Skin rash
- Anaphylactic reactions and head and neck angioedema
- Hypotension (low blood pressure) in volume and/or salt-depleted patients
- Impaired renal function
- Hypersensitivity reactions
- Hyperkalemia – monitor potassium levels
- Acute angle-closure glaucoma, eye pain
- Severe tiredness
- Joint pain
- Kidney problems
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Tekturna HCT against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Tekturna HCT to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Tekturna HCT drug interactions
Tekturna HCT can interact with other medications. These include:
- NSAIDs – ibuprofen, naproxen
- Antidiabetic drugs
- Cholesterol-lowering medicines – atorvastatin, cholestyramine, colestipol
- Lithium – increased risk of toxicity when used with diuretics (water pills) – furosemide
- ACE inhibitors – benazepril/lisinopril
- Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) such as candesartan, losartan
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Tekturna HCT. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Tekturna HCT contraindications
You should not use Tekturna HCT if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredients aliskiren or hydrochlorothiazide
- Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Tekturna HCT
- Are taking angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) or ACE inhibitors (ACEIs)
- Have diabetes
- Have anuria
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – can cause harm or death to an unborn baby
Talk to your doctor about your medical conditions before using Tekturna HCT if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Tekturna HCT
- Have kidney disease
- Have liver disease
- Have untreated electrolytes imbalance (such as high/low potassium, low magnesium, high calcium)
- Have gout
- Have lupus
- Have skin cancer
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Tekturna HCT generic
Tekturna HCT is the trademark brand name for aliskiren and hydrochlorothiazide manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. A generic version of aliskiren and hydrochlorothiazide is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Tekturna HCT savings through NiceRx.
The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.