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Side effect(s) of Amlodipine and Benazepril

Read the side effects of Amlodipine and Benazepril as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common - Cough, headache, dizziness, fluid retention.

Body as a Whole - Swelling of the hands, feet, ankles or lower legs, fever, chills, flu symptoms, weakness, fatigue.

Central Nervous System - Sleeplessness, nervousness, anxiety, tremor, and decreased libido.

Skin - Flushing, hot flashes, rash, yellowing of the skin or eyes, skin nodule, and skin inflammation.

Gastrointestinal - Dry mouth, nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, indigestion, and esophagitis.

Blood - Decrease in white blood cells.

Metabolic - Decrease in blood potassium, anemia and reduced number of platelets.

Musculoskeletal - Back pain, muscle, joint pain, and muscle cramps.

Respiratory - Throat inflammation.

Genitourinary - Sexual problems such as impotence, and increased urination.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Amlodipine and Benazepril

Amlodipine and Benazepril(Lotrel ) generic is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Amlodipine belongs to a class of medications called calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the blood vessels so the heart does not have to pump hard. Benazepril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly. It widens blood vessels and improves blood flow.
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