User Reviews for Benazepril
Also known as: Lotensin
The following information is NOT intended to endorse drugs or recommend therapy. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care.
Learn more about Benazepril.
Reviews for Benazepril to treat High Blood Pressure
Review by Jet Ag (taken for less than 1 month):
Lotensin (benazepril): Only took it one time, my lips swelled up so much.
|5 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
April 28, 2013 4:59 AM
Review by AJR27 (taken for 1 to 6 months):
Benazepril for High Blood Pressure: Like the previous user. The medication actually worked great for my blood pressure. One small pill daily. I developed a cough that would not go away, especially at night. I also have severe asthma so I don't know if that has something to do with the medicine not working out. The cough is a dry cough and NOT fun. I wished the medicine worked out for me.
|7 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
November 7, 2012 10:34 PM
Review by Gjoose:
The medication actually worked pretty well for me, however, I developed a cough that would not go away. Having severe asthma, it made it impossible for me to take it.
|9 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
April 16, 2012 1:28 PM
Review by TigerT:
Benazepril is a great hypertension drug. It got my blood pressure under control. No more headaches though I do urinate more while taking it. I have tried other blood pressure medicines that did not work or work as well.
|16 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
May 18, 2011 8:31 PM
Review by Temecula Guy:
I've been taking it - 10 mg - once a day, usually at night. It has definitely helped lower my blood pressure. But I've developed an annoying cough. Can't seem to take a deep breath in. I'll get checked out by my doctor - maybe try something else that doesn't cause coughing.
|23 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
November 20, 2010 1:55 AM
Review by mick S:
I have been taking Benazepril for almost a year. I have been Pre-Hypertension most of my adult life. Last year I weighed close to 250 and became Stage 1 hypertension. My doctor suggested losing 50-60 pounds or take Benazepril. Give me the medicine....I LIKE TO EAT. Anyway with some exercise and taking benazepril I now weigh 240lbs and my blood pressure is in the high normal range. I'll work on the weight. I do find myself tired at times. This is the only complaint I have. I would recommend this to anyone.
|14 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
August 12, 2009 8:51 AM
Review by Anonymous:
Lotensin (benazepril): Cough and rash side effects annoying.
|25 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
May 31, 2009 7:45 AM
Learn more about High Blood Pressure
Micromedex® Care Notes:
- Blood pressure monitors for home
- High blood pressure
- High blood pressure
- High blood pressure and diet
- Renovascular hypertension
Harvard Health Guide:
More about benazepril
- Other brands: Lotensin