What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Benazepril?

(ben AY ze pril)

• This medicine is used to improve a weakened heart.

• This medicine is used to protect kidney function in diabetic patients who have protein loss.

• This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take antacids within 2 hours of this medicine.

• If you are taking potassium-containing salt substitutes, potassium-sparing diuretics, or potassium supplements, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you are taking this medicine and have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider before using over-the-counter products that may increase blood pressure. These include cough or cold remedies, diet pills, stimulants, ibuprofen or like products, and certain natural products or supplements.

• Avoid alcohol...