Amlodipine/Benazepril - Does this medication cause coughing?
Question posted by Daphne43 on 23 Oct 2009
Last updated on 9 August 2010 by Billie1
Yes, my cardiologist actually told me that it could cause a persistent cough and to contact him to try a different medication if it bothered me.
Yes, Amlodipine and Benazepril can cause a cough. The cough is more due to the benazapril (ACE inhibitor)
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Amlodipine/Benazepril:
Dizziness or lightheadedness when sitting or standing; headache; persistent, dry cough; swelling of the hands or feet.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Amlodipine/Benazepril:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; infection (fever, sore throat); irregular or slow heartbeat; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
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