Amlodipine/benazepril

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Amlodipine/benazepril
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Combination of
Amlodipine Calcium channel blocker
Benazepril ACE inhibitor
Clinical data
Pregnancy
category
  • US: D (Evidence of risk)
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATC code
  • None
Legal status
Legal status
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Amlodipine/benazepril, marketed in the U.S. as Lotrel by Novartis and manufactured as a generic drug by Teva and Sandoz, is an antihypertensive medication which combines a calcium channel blocker (amlodipine besilate) with an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (benazepril).[1] This drug, like similar combinations, is prescribed when either agent alone is not sufficient to bring a person's blood pressure down to target range. As a combination agent, Lotrel shares the adverse reaction profile of both of its individual parts.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Faulkner, Michele A; Hilleman, Daniel E (2005). "Amlodipine/benazepril: fixed dose combination therapy for hypertension". Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy. 2 (1): 165–178. doi:10.1517/14656566.2.1.165. ISSN 1465-6566. 
  2. ^ Drugs.com: Lotrel
  3. ^ RxList.com: Lotrel

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