Tekturna Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved March 5th, 2007)
  • Brand name: Tekturna
  • Generic name: aliskiren
  • Previous name: Rasilez
  • Company: Novartis
  • Treatment for: High Blood Pressure

Tekturna (aliskiren) is a direct renin inhibitor indicated as a once-daily oral therapy for the treatment of high blood pressure as monotherapy or in combination with other high blood pressure medications.

FDA Approval History for Tekturna

DateArticle
Mar  6, 2007Approval Tekturna - The First New Type of High Blood Pressure Medicine In More Than a Decade - Receives Its First Approval in the US
Dec 14, 2006Novartis Announces Three-Month Extension of US Regulatory Review Period for Tekturna
Apr 20, 2006New Drug Application (NDA) for Rasilez (Aliskiren), an Innovative Oral Renin Inhibitor to Treat High Blood Pressure, Accepted for Review by the US FDA

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