Lotensin

Active Ingredient(s): Benazepril
FDA Approved: * June 25, 1991
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Lotensin Overview

Benazepril, sold under the brand name Lotensin among others, is a medication used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, and diabetic kidney disease.[1] It is a reasonable initial treatment for high blood pressure.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Versions are available as the combinations benazepril/hydrochlorothiazide and benazepril/amlodipine.[1] Common side effects include feeling tired, dizziness, cough, and light-headednes...

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Found 3 pills when walking the dog in a baggie? My dog actually found them but luckily they were zipped. I tried to google and I think they are blood pressure meds. Why would someone throw away or out a window? Brand Names: Lotensin Generic Name: benazepril Is this correct? Or were these narcotics or something that could have killed my dog? ## Hello, Leigh! How are you? While there may always be risks if dogs eat such pills, your research was correct. These are manufactured by Amneal Pharmaceuticals and they list them as containing 40mgs of Benazepril, which is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. I am very glad your ...

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The new prescription I just received are lg red pills. The last scrip I got are small white ones. Is there a picture of this new medication? On one side of the red pill is a S on the other side there are the numbers 342. I don't want to take this new medication if it is not the right medication. ## Hello, Fay! How are you? Is the marking ETH 342? If so, then yes, you have received the correct medication, 10mgs of Benazepril, it's just manufactured by a different company than the other ones that you were taking. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and cough. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Benazepril
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Lotensin: (16 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0447 Lotensin 5 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0448 Lotensin 10 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0449 Lotensin 20 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0450 Lotensin 40 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 30698-447 Lotensin 5 mg Oral Tablet by Validus Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 30698-448 Lotensin 10 mg Oral Tablet by Validus Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 30698-449 Lotensin 20 mg Oral Tablet by Validus Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 30698-450 Lotensin 40 mg Oral Tablet by Validus Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 30698-452 Lotensin Hct 10/12.5 Oral Tablet by Validus Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 30698-453 Lotensin Hct (Benazepril Hcl 20 mg / Hctz 12.5 mg) Oral Tablet by Validus Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 30698-454 Lotensin Hct 20/25 Oral Tablet by Validus Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 54868-2350 Lotensin 10 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-2351 Lotensin 20 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-2352 Lotensin 40 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-3690 Lotensin 5 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55289-086 Lotensin 20 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Benazepril or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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