What are the effects of benazepril?

Dry cough. Benazepril is an ace inhibitor type of blood pressure lowering medication. This class is most famous for a potential side effect of dry nagging ticklish throat clearing cough. It can also affect kidney function especially in renal artery stenosis but it also protects kidney function, too, by lowering blood pressure.

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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...