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Blood pressure: Lotrel is a combination pill used to control high blood pressure. The two components are amlodipine and benazepril. Amlodipine is sold separately as norvasc; it has a calcium channel blocker mechanism of action. Benazepril is sold separately as lotensin; it has an ace inhibitor mechanism of action. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Elevated BP at work. Nrml evenings&weekends. Should my Lotrel be taken during the day as opposed to night as prescribed? Does it matter?
Lotrel allergy: Lotrel (Amlodipine / Benazeprilat) is an antihypertensive medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.rxlist.com/lotrel-drug.htm ...Read more
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No: Lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) is medication used for high blood pressure. It's a combination medication containing amlodipine & benazepril. While amlodipine can dilate your blood vessel through its mechanism of action as a calcium channel blocker, this dilation does not flush toxins out of your body ...Read more
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I take lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) 2.5/10 in the morning and evening, can this cause e.D.?
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Stop it: If you have "serious side effects" from any medicine, stop taking it and talk to your doctor. ...Read more
If I am on lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) is it safe for me to take a male enhancement or enlargement pill such as blue tenacity?
Harmful: to your wallet. These male enhancement products don't work, are expensive, and often have multiple ingredients which have never been studied. Best case scenario- its merely a placebo causing you no harm. Worst case- it interacts with your medications causing a potentially serious reaction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My medicated diastolic runs in the low to mid 60's. I take Lotrel and Bystolic (nebivolol). I have heard that medicated diastolic below 80 is dangerous. True?
Insufficient informa: What is UR systolBP? Know not UR age or if U have signif CorArtDis. When Hrt Beats, SBP applied to circula during beat. Major amt Bld eject held in expanded Aorta. DiastBP = press of expand Aorta. Cor Arteries R only filled during diastole.So if U have signif CAD a 60 DBP may not fill cor adeq. Byst& Lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) strng meds, I assum because SBP too high. So w CAD, 60DBP may be a problem. ...Read more
Can I safely take Norvasc and Lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) interchangeably? I have a supply of both.
Not interchangeable: Lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) is amlodipine plus benzazepril. Norvasc is amlodipine alone. Lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) would be more potent in lowering blood pressure than Norvasc and could cause hypotension. Take medications only as prescribed. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Just started Lotrel 10-40. Does it start lowering BP immediately? Take time to build up? Was on Lisinopril HCTZ. Which is more effective?
Ace: Lotrel is benazepril with amlodipine. benazepril should act similar to lisiniopril. The amlodipine is typically something that will act within a day. ...Read more
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On Coreg and Lotrel for BP. Also on adderall for ADHD. is one bp med better than the other with regard to coadmin with Adderall timing wise?
BP: They are both appropriate. Good LuckGet a more detailed answer ›