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What are possible side effects of aliskiren and valsartan (Valturna)?

Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any possible signs of an allergic reaction to aliskiren and valsartan (Valturna), including chest tightness, trouble breathing, rash, itching, facial swelling, hives and swelling in the mouth or throat.

Seek immediate medical attention if you have difficulty swallowing or breathing, hoarseness or swelling of the hands, face, eyes, lips, throat or tongue. These are symptoms of a serious condition called angioedema.

Other serious side effects of Valturna may include infection (fever, sore throat, chills), muscle cramps, chest pain, irregular heartbeat, changes in urination, fainting and severe dizziness.

More common side effects of Valturna include: diarrhea, dizziness, lightheadedness, tiredness, headache, sore throat, runny nose or joint pain.

Other side effects may be possible, so talk to your doctor if any new or unusual symptoms develop while taking Valturna.

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