Amlodipine, Benazepril Oral capsule 5-10mg Information - Conditions, Pregnancy, ingredients
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Amlodipine, Benazepril: Oral capsule (5-10mg)

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Amlodip/Benazepril 5-10mg Cap
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 7371 93 7371,TEVA  |  7371
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Amlodip/Benazepril 5-10mg Cap
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: LOTREL 2260,S SANDOZ 572 
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Amlodip/Benazepril 5-10mg Cap
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: LOTREL 2260,S SANDOZ 572 
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Amlodip/Benazepril 5-10mg Cap
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc.
Pill Identification: RDY 339 
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Amlodip/Benazepril 5-10mg Cap

What is this Medicine?

AMLODIPINE; BENAZEPRIL (am LOE di peen; ben AY ze pril) is a combination of two drugs. It is used to treat high blood pressure.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Lotrel: Oral capsule(10-20mg)
CVS/pharmacy Patient Statistics for Amlodipine, Benazepril: Oral capsule(5-10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Amlodipine Besylate/Benazepril Hydrochloride 5mg-10mg Capsule

NDC: 000937371
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Amlodipine Besylate/Benazepril Hydrochloride 5mg-10mg Capsule
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Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 7371 93 7371,TEVA  |  7371
Shape: capsule
Color: orange,white

Reported Side Effects for Amlodipine Besylate/Benazepril Hydrochloride 5mg-10mg Capsule

Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
0.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Potassium Level Incidence:
1.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Swelling Incidence:
2.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
3.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Amlodipine Besylate/Benazepril Hydrochloride 5mg-10mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Amlodipine Besylate/Benazepril Hydrochloride 5mg-10mg Capsule(Amlodipine Besylate)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Amlodipine Besylate)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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