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My BP is running very low it is like 116/69 in thst range should I continue to take my meds hydrochlorothiazide 25mg and 20 mg of benazepril.

My BP is running very low it is like 116/69 in thst range should I continue to take my meds hydrochlorothiazide 25mg and 20 mg of benazepril.

Yes unless dizzy: Your BP is good cause you are taking your meds. If dizzy when standing, talk to your doc to adjust your meds. Would not stop altogether. Also, need blood test since sometimes kidney numbers change with these meds esp of dizzy. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Benazepril (Definition)

Blood pressure medicine from the family of medications called ace inhibitors. Acts on an enzyme in the lung and kidney to decrease blood pressure. Usually taken once daily. Can have a protective effect on the kidneys in high blood pressure and diabetes. Not recommended for patients ...Read more


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Please describe the medication: benazepril?

Please describe the medication: benazepril?

Benazepril: Benazepril is in a class of medications called ace (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors. They are primarily used to treat high blood pressure but can also be used to treat patients with heart failure. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take atenolol and benazepril?

Is it ok to take atenolol and benazepril?

Yes: Provided you are taking them for the right reason. Discuss the purpose of these medicines with your physician. ...Read more

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Are Diovan (valsartan) and benazepril compatible?

Are Diovan (valsartan) and benazepril compatible?

Yes: Yes, you can take both if prescribed by your doctor for hypertension. You do need regular blood tests to monitor your kidney function when on an anti-hypertensive medication. ...Read more

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Can lotensin (benazepril) cause over sensitivity to heat?

Can lotensin (benazepril) cause over sensitivity to heat?

News to me: I've never seen it. Would certainly be an extremely rare case if so. Just about any med can do anything to at least someone sometime. Having said that, I've never encountered your complaint in setting of lotensin (benazepril) therapy. Good luck, hope you successfully sort it out! ...Read more

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Hydrochlorothiazide (Definition)

This is a diuretic often used to treat high blood pressure. It can be used alone or often in combination with ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Lotensin (Definition)

Lotensin is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood ...Read more