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Amlodipine with Benazepril Hcl

Amlodipine with Benazepril Hcl

-Amlodipine belongs to a class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers and benazepril belongs to ACE ( Angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor drugs. Amlodipine and benazepril are used in high blood pressure (hypertension) treatment. -Amlodipine with Benazepril HCl is a combination medication that includes two active ingredients: Amlodipine, a calcium channel blocker, and Benazepril HCl, an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. This combination helps to control blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels and reducing the workload on the heart.


-This medication is indicated for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) in patients whose blood pressure is not adequately controlled by monotherapy. -Hypertension, heart attack, and other cardiac conditions.


-The dosage may vary based on individual patient needs, medical history, and response to treatment. Typically, initial dosing starts with one tablet per day, and adjustments may be made as necessary. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and consult with a healthcare professional for personalized recommendations.


-Do not use Amlodipine with Benazepril HCl if you have a history of allergy to any of its components or if you are pregnant. Patients with a history of angioedema related to previous ACE inhibitor therapy should also avoid this medication. -Hepatic impairment.

Special Precautions

-Inform your healthcare provider about any existing medical conditions, especially kidney disease, liver disease, or heart conditions. -Caution is advised in elderly patients, as they may be more sensitive to the effects of this medication. -This medication may cause dizziness; avoid activities that require alertness until the individual's response is known. -Amlodipine and benazepril combination is not recommended in pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Side Effects

-Vomiting, gastrointestinal discomfort, allergic reactions, fatigue, lightheadedness, and dizziness. -Common side effects may include dizziness, swelling in the ankles or feet, headache, or flushing. Serious side effects such as persistent cough, changes in kidney function, or severe allergic reactions are rare but should be reported to a healthcare professional promptly.

Drug Interactions

-Inform your healthcare provider about all the medications you are currently taking, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as herbal supplements. Potential drug interactions may occur with potassium-sparing diuretics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and certain antidiabetic medications. -Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs), lithium, and contraceptive medications.

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