Used for treating high blood pressure. It may be used alone or with other medicines. It is used along with other medicines to manage heart failure or improve survival after a heart attack. Aliskiren is a direct renin inhibitor. It works by relaxing blood vessels. This lowers blood pressure and helps the heart to pump blood more easily.
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