Benazepril is used to treat heart failure, high blood pressure, and some forms of kidney disease.
Dogs and Cats
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor
Product Description & Form
*Tablet size, color, shape, markings, or coating may be different from description. Benazepril is a generic medication, and therefore we may have different manufacturers at any given time. Tablets may vary in appearance.
Current Manufacturer: Solco
Benazepril 5 mg Tablets 15ct, 30 ct, & 100 ct: 8 mm, white, round, film coated tablet, not scored, imprinted with S;341. (NDC 43547-0335-10)
Benazepril 10 mg Tablets 30 ct & 100 ct: 8 mm, red, round, film coated tablet, not scored, imprinted with S;342. (NDC 43547-0336-10)
Benazepril 20 mg Tablets 30 ct & 100 ct: 8 mm, gray, round, film coated tablet, not scored, imprinted with S;343. (NDC 43547-0337-10)
- Used to dilate the veins and helps to decrease fluid retention
- Used to treat high blood pressure, as a vasodilator in the treatment of heart failure and as adjunct treatment of chronic kidney failure
Benazepril 5 mg Tablets: Crospovidone, carnauba wax, unspecified hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, polydextrose, unspecified polyethylene glycol, corn starch, silicon dioxide, triacetin, titanium dioxide (NDC 43547-0335-10)
Benazepril 10 mg Tablets: Crospovidone, carnauba wax, FD&C Red No 40, unspecified hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, polydextrose, unspecified polyethylene glycol, corn starch, silicon dioxide, triacetin, titanium dioxide (NDC 43547-0336-10)
Benazepril 20 mg Tablets: Crospovidone, carnauba wax, ferrosoferric oxide, ferric oxide yellow, unspecified hypromellose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, polydextrose, unspecified polyethylene glycol, corn starch, silicon dioxide, triacetin, titanium dioxide (NDC 43547-0337-10)
Benazepril should be given orally as directed by your veterinarian. Do not stop giving this medication without your veterinarian's approval.
Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give 2 doses at once.
Side effects may include stomach upset, lack of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea. Notify your veterinarian if vomiting or diarrhea persists or is severe. Notify your veterinarian if your pet is extremely tired or appears dizzy (uncoordinated).
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
Drug & Food Interactions
The following drugs can potentially interact with benazepril HCl: spironolactone, digoxin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents (e.g. carprofen, metacam), diuretics (e.g. furosemide), potassium supplements and other vasodilators. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
Make sure to tell your veterinarian what other medication you are giving to your pet. Quite often your veterinarian may prescribe two different medications, and a drug interaction may be anticipated. In this case, your veterinarian may vary the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
This medication does not have an FDA approved indication for use in animals, but it is a common and acceptable practice for veterinarians to prescribe this human medication for use in animals.
Keep out of reach of children. Do not use in animals sensitive to ACE inhibitors.
Allergic reactions to medications may occur. Be sure to inform VetSource and your veterinarian if your pet has any known drug sensitivities or allergies. If your pet displays symptoms of an allergic reaction, call your veterinarian immediately or go to a veterinary emergency clinic. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: swollen lips, tongue, face, airways; difficulty breathing; agitation; profuse salivation; vomiting; widespread hives and itching.
If you are concerned that your pet has experienced an adverse reaction to this medication, please contact Vetsource customer service at 877-738-4443.
Store at 68°F to 77°F in controlled room temperature. Keep this medicine out of reach of children. Store in a childproof container. Store this medicine in a cool, dry place at room temperature. Store away from heat and direct sunlight. Do not store this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink or in damp places. The medicine may break down if exposed to heat or moisture.
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