Compare benazepril vs. Mavik

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Lotensin
(benazepril)

Mavik
(trandolapril)

Lowers blood pressure. Lotensin (benazepril) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that also protects kidney function.Coming soon.
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Best available price for 30 (20mg) tablets of benazepril
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Best available price for 30 (4mg) tablets of trandolapril
Reviews & ratings
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Reviews for Lotensin (benazepril)
61%
of people (All ages) say Lotensin (benazepril) is worth it
64%
say it works well
23%
say it's a big hassle
Have you used Lotensin (benazepril)?
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Reviews for Mavik (trandolapril)
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-61% worse vs. Lotensin (benazepril)
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-64% worse vs. Lotensin (benazepril)
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+23% better vs. Lotensin (benazepril)
Have you used Mavik (trandolapril)?
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Side effects
benazeprilMavik
  • Headache 2%
  • Dizziness 2%
  • Drowsiness 2%
  • Dizziness when standing up 2%
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We haven’t found good data for Mavik side effects.

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How it works
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Lotensin (benazepril) is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It blocks a chemical that tightens blood vessels. This makes blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs.Coming soon.
Type of medication
benazeprilMavik
Prescription only
Available as
benazeprilMavik
  • Pill
  • Pill
Used for
benazeprilMavik
  • Congestive Heart Failure Hypertension Impaired Left Ventricular Function Myocardial Infarction With Complication
Risk factors for serious side effects
benazeprilMavik
  • Women of childbearing age
  • Infants less than one year old
  • African descent
  • Taking with alcohol
  • Taking other medicines that lower your blood pressure
Detailed Lotensin (benazepril) risks & warnings »
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    Pregnancy

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Interactions
    benazeprilMavik
    • This drug interacts with other medications that affect potassium, so it needs to be dosed carefully.
    No interactions related info.
    Kidneys and liver
    benazeprilMavik
    • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
    No kidneys and liver related info.
    Upsides and benefits
    benazeprilMavik
    • A first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people.
    • Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
    • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
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    Downsides and risks
    benazeprilMavik
    • Up to 1 in 10 people can get a dry cough with this medicine. It ranges from a mild tickle in the throat to a persistent hacking cough.
    • Requires a regular blood test to see how the medicine is affecting your body.
    • Not safe to use if you're pregnant.
    • This drug interacts with other medications that affect potassium, so it needs to be dosed carefully.
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    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    benazeprilMavik
    • Can cause dizziness in the first few days.
    • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine, and tell your doctor if it doesn't get better.
    • Tell your doctor about any tiredness, cough, mouth swelling, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
    • Requires blood tests to check potassium levels and kidney function.
    • Don't take it if you're pregnant.
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