Amlodipine + Benazepril
|Amlodipine||Calcium channel blocker|
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|Legal status||-only (US)|
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Amlodipine/benazepril, marketed in the U.S. as Lotrel by Novartis and manufactured as a generic drug by Teva and Sandoz, is an antihypertensive medication which combines a calcium channel blocker (amlodipine besilate) with an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (benazepril). This drug, like similar combinations, is prescribed when either agent alone is not sufficient to bring a person's blood pressure down to target range. As a combination agent, Lotrel shares the adverse reaction profile of both of its individual parts.
- Lotrel Prescribing Information
- Drugs.com: Lotrel
- RxList.com: Lotrel
- Novartis: Lotrel official website
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Most Recent Amlodipine + Benazepril Forums:
I just started taking this med. about four days ago. I have been experiencing extreme diarrhea and stomach cramps. Is this one of the side effects? does the dosage need to be changed? or is another hypertension medicine recommended? Thanks in advance for your help.
Saturday, 5/12/2012 9:25:28 AM 3 Replies Subscribe to thread 213821
WHAT IS THIS DRUG I'M TAKING USED FOR AND WHAT ARE THE SIDW AFFECTS
Monday, 5/7/2012 11:56:32 AM 8 Replies Subscribe to thread 185519
Grapefruit seed extract is supposed to be a good herbal preventative but I have heard that it is counteracts the blood pressure meds.
Saturday, 2/26/2011 10:23:00 AM 2 Replies Subscribe to thread 207048
Eregular blood pressure. One time it is High and more times it is low. ???? Dizzyness and light headed/????
Wednesday, 1/20/2010 9:45:43 AM 1 Reply Subscribe to thread 200543
What causes the urine to be more brown color with this medication as well as a pugent odor?
Tuesday, 7/8/2008 12:12:01 PM Post a Reply
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