Coming soon. Lowers blood pressure. Lotensin (benazepril) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that also protects kidney function. Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Filter group. All currently selected Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Filter group. All currently selected All ages 18-34 35-54 55+
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FDA side effect reports for Ziac » More benazepril side effects » How it works Ziac benazepril Coming soon. 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. Type of medication Ziac benazepril Lower-cost generic available Prescription only Lower-cost generic available Available as Ziac benazepril Used for Ziac benazepril Risk factors for serious side effects Ziac benazepril Coming soon. › 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 »
Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. 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.
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Kidneys and liver Ziac benazepril No kidneys and liver related info. › Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease. Upsides and benefits Ziac benazepril Coming soon › 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. Downsides and risks Ziac benazepril Coming soon › 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. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Ziac benazepril Coming soon › 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. Learn more More about Ziac Side effects Reviews & ratings FDA package insert More about benazepril Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert