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Does lotensin (benazepril) create dehydration?

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Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatrics - Critical Care
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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