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Benazepril HCl

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Benazepril HCl - 40 mg - 1 Tablet
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What is Benazepril
Benazepril, also known as Fortekor and Lotensen, is classified as an
inhibitor to the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE).

how it works:
Benazepril is an ACE inhibitor used to dilate blood vessels in the treatment of high blood pressure, congestive
heart failure and some types of kidney disease in dogs and cats.

Not intended to be used in pregnant or lactating females.
Do not use expired or moisture contacted medication.
PET: Pets may develop adverse side effects including stomach ulcerations, fainting, elevated bodily temperature, dizziness,
elevated blood pressure, lethargy, diarrhea, vomiting, and an allergic reaction

Brand Name
Lotensin (Novartis)

Generic Name

What happens if I forget a dose?
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for your next dose, in which case leave outt  he missed dose. Do not take two doses together to make up for a forgotten dose.

For: Dogs and Cats

What should I avoid while giving Benazepril to my pet:
Benazepril should not be used in animals allergic to it or other ACE inhibitors. Use benazepril with caution
in animals with liver disease. Do not use in pregnant females. Benazepril may be used in nursing animals. Use with
caution in animals with very low blood sodium levels.
What are the possible side effects Amitriptyline :
Benazepril, also known as Fortekor and Lotensen, is classified as an inhibitor to
the angiotensin-converting enzyme

How it Works
Manufactured in its active form by the liver, Benazepril’s main function is to reduce blood pressure throughout the body. It carries out this function by inhibiting the angiotensin-converting enzyme, which constricts the vessels within the heart. By blocking this enzyme the work load of the heart is greatly decreased as well as the workload of the kidneys. Benazepril promotes vasodilatation of the renal veins which allows blood to pass though the kidneys with ease and decreased the proliferation of masangial cells, providing relief for kidney failure patients.

Pets do not enjoy taking pills therefore administration attempts may take practice. This product maybe given within a food or pill pocket to ease the administration of said pill. Pet must take full tablet for full effect. Partially swallowed, spit up, or chewed up pills should be noted.

Benazepril is administered by mouth.

Open the pet’s mouth by placed thumb and index finger at the hinges of the jaw, gently squeeze.

Place the pill into the pet’s mouth past the tongue, hold the mouth closed to ensure swallow.




0.1-0.2mg/lb. 1 to 2 times daily


0.1-0.45mg/lb. 1 time daily





Active Ingredients


Benazepril hydrochloride, USP

5 mg


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