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Does lotensin (benazepril) create dehydration?

Does lotensin (benazepril) create dehydration?

Lotensin (benazepril): Lotensin is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure. Lotensin hct (benazepril and hydrocholorthiazide) is the combination of the medicine use to treat blood pressure plus a 'water pill' called hydrochlorothiazide. So, check the medicine that you are taking to see if it is just te blood pressure medicine or if it is the combination of blood pressure medicine and water pill. The water pill can produce dehydration. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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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Beta blocker ( 5 mg bystolic) is causing lot of bad side effect. Would arb/hct or ACE be good replacement to treat coronary artery blockage.? Thanks.

Beta blocker ( 5 mg bystolic) is causing lot of bad side effect. Would arb/hct  or ACE be good replacement to treat coronary artery blockage.? Thanks.

Different: Ace/arb is a different class of drug than a beta blocker. Both are used in the treatment of coronary disease and are effevtive. You may need to lower the dose or try a different beta blocker if not done already. Check with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of benazepril?

What are the side effects of benazepril?

Common or serious?: First, let's remember that all drugs & dietary supplements have side effects. There's no such thing as a free lunch. With that in mind, then divide known side effects into common & serious (hopefully this list doesn't overlap!). For Benazepril & other ace inhibitors, a dry ticklish cough is a well known relatively common side effect. Of course, anaphylactic allergic reactions are always serious. ...Read more

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Took 30mg of lotensin normally take 10mg am i ok?

Took 30mg of lotensin normally take 10mg am i ok?

Yes: You will be alright but it is important to be careful and make sure you are not too lightheaded or if you get up do it slowly as this can make your blood pressure drop. Otherwise you should do well but drink water and not be overactive. Check with your provider if there are any other symptoms or problems. I hope this helps. Be sure and take the dose that is prescribed. ...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

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Does lotensin (benazepril) create dehydration?

Lotensin (benazepril): Lotensin is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure. Lotensin hct (benazepril and hydrocholorthiazide) is the combination of the medicine use to treat blood pressure plus a 'water pill' called hydrochlorothiazide. So, check the medicine that you are taking to see if it is just te blood pressure medicine or if it is the combination of blood pressure medicine and water pill. The water pill can produce dehydration. ...Read more

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Do toprol, (metoprolol) isosorbide, and lotensin create dehydration in the human body?

Do toprol, (metoprolol) isosorbide, and lotensin create dehydration in the human body?

No: None of these drugs are diuretic drugs - they do not eliminate water, and hence will be unlikely to lead to dehydration. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Lotensin (Definition)

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