Aliskiren. Aliskiren, (2S,4S,5S,7S)-5-amino-N-(2-car-bamoyl-2-methyl-propyl)-4-hydroxy-7-{[4-methoxy-3-(3-methoxypropoxy)phenyl]methyl}-8-methyl-2-propan-2-yl-nonanamide (Tekturna), is the first renin inhibitor introduced into the U. S. market.17 It was approved by the FDA in 2007 for the management of hypertension. The trade name for aliskiren in the United Kingdom is Rasilez.

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