Benazepril HCl Tablets
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- Product Description
- Safety Information
- Side Effects
- Additional Information
Benazepril (Be-na-ze-pril) HCI is a prescription medication used to treat heart failure, high blood pressure and some forms of kidney disease. It helps by blocking a natural enzyme called angiotensin, which is normally part of a reaction in the body that causes the blood vessels to narrow. When medication blocks this enzyme, it allows blood vessels to relax and dilate, which may lower blood pressure
- Dilates the veins and decreases fluid retention
- Treats heart failure, high blood pressure, and some forms of kidney disease in dogs and cats
Consult with your veterinarian for proper dosage and course of treatment.
Do not use this medication if allergic to ACE inhibitors. Pets with low blood sodium levels should take Benazepril with caution. Pets with lupus or other blood dyscrasias should not take this medication. Always speak with a veterinarian before starting any new treatment. This drug is FDA-approved for human use. However, it is common practice for veterinarians to prescribe such drugs for use in dogs and cats.
Benazepril hydrochloride tablets are contraindicated in pets who are hypersensitive to this medication or to any other ACE inhibitor. Benazepril hydrochloride tablets are also contraindicated in pets with a history of angioedema with or without previous ACE inhibitor treatment.
Food and Drug Interactions
Other drugs can interact with benazapril, so be sure to tell your veterinarian andpharmacist what medications (including vitamins, supplements, or herbal therapies) you give your animal, including the amount andtime you give each.
Keep this and all medication out of the reach of children.
Possible Side Effects
Signs of a potential allergic reaction to this medication may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma.
Contact your veterinarian if you believe your pet is experiencing side effects.