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Amlodipine Benazepril is a combination of two drugs used to lower blood pressure. Amlodipine and benazepril lower, but do not cure high blood pressure (hypertension). Amlodipine is in a class of medications called calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the blood vessels so the heart does not have to pump as hard. Benazepril is in a class of medications called angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors. It works by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly. The combination of amlodipine and benazepril comes as a capsule to take by mouth. It is usually taken once a day. Amlodipine and benazepril controls high blood pressure but does not cure it. Continue to take amlodipine and benazepril even if you feel well. Do not stop taking amlodipine and benazepril without talking to your doctor. This medicine is not usually given to pregnant women because it can harm the baby. If you are pregnant, tell your health care provider. Do not become pregnant during treatment with this medicine. If you become pregnant, contact your health care provider right away. Do not breast-feed while you are receiving this medicine. Amlodipine and benazepril may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Amlodipine Benazepril Dosage
Side Effects of Amlodipine Benazepril
The following side effects of Amlodipine Benazepril may includes:
Warnings and precautions before taking Amlodipine Benazepril
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