What are the side effects of amlodipine and benazepril?

What are the side effects of amlodipine and benazepril?

Side Effects

  • Confusion.
  • dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting.
  • fast or irregular heartbeat.
  • numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips.
  • swelling of the ankles, feet, or lower legs.
  • weakness or heaviness of the legs.

What is the best time of day to take amlodipine benazepril?

It does not matter what time of day you take amlodipine (morning or evening) but it is best to take it at the same time every day, when you are most likely to remember, for more even blood levels and therefore effectiveness. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that dilates blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Is amlodipine besylate and amlodipine benazepril the same?

Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. Amlodipine relaxes (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow. Benazepril is an ACE inhibitor.

What is the best time to take benazepril?

These results demonstrate that acute benazepril administration markedly reduces systolic and diastolic BP. The morning administration is preferable because it more effectively covers the whole 24 hours than an evening dose.

Is benazepril a good blood pressure medication?

Benazepril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Benazepril is an ACE inhibitor and works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.

Can you take benazepril with amlodipine?

Use the medicine exactly as directed. You may take amlodipine and benazepril with or without food. Take the medicine at the same time each day. Vomiting, diarrhea, or heavy sweating can cause you to become dehydrated. Drink plenty of water each day while you are taking amlodipine and benazepril.

What if you accidentally take 20mg of amlodipine?

Taking too much of any medicine at once can cause serious side effects. Too much amlodipine can cause your blood pressure to drop too low. It can also cause a fast heart rate, nausea, trouble breathing, and sleepiness. In severe cases, it can damage organs like the heart, kidney, and brain. Avoid taking an extra dose in the future.

How is amlodipine usually taken?

have had an allergic reaction to amlodipine or any other medicines in the past

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  • have heart failure or you have recently had a heart attack
  • Can I take amlodipine instead of atenolol?

    Atenolol and amlodipine, either alone or in combination, significantly increased the lifespan of SHR-SP, with the best effect elicited by the combination therapy. A significant synergism exists between atenolol and amlodipine in lowering and stabilizing blood pressure in SHR-SP.