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User Reviews for Benazepril

Also known as: Lotensin

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For High Blood Pressure: "Gave me a chronic cough so bad I now have granulomas and throat ulcerations two months after I stopped taking it."

   
1.0

Pilotcat June 6, 2016

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For High Blood Pressure: "Have taken Lotensin for some years with as-needed dosage adjustments. Pharmacy only had the generic available this last time - Benazepril. l tried to use it a few times before but each time there were too many side effects. So I took Lotensin although expensive less side effects. This time I had no choice the benzaprill has given me a dry cough and the feeling is all my heart is racing ie palpitations I hate it. In the meantime making an appointment to see my doctor so I can go to a pharmacy that has my lotensin in stock."

   
7.0

Grandma in California January 9, 2016

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Lotensin (benazepril) for High Blood Pressure: "Have taken for some time. Has worked well to control blood pressure, however a recent adjustment in dosage has increased the cost 2 fold. "

   
10

MsDebbie (taken for 5 to 10 years) March 9, 2015

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Lotensin (benazepril) for High Blood Pressure: "Only took it one time, my lips swelled up so much."

   
1.0

Jet Ag (taken for less than 1 month) April 28, 2013

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For High Blood Pressure: "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."

   
9.0

AJR27 (taken for 1 to 6 months) November 7, 2012

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For High Blood Pressure: "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."

   
9.0

Gjoose April 16, 2012

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For High Blood Pressure: "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."

   
9.0

TigerT May 18, 2011

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For High Blood Pressure: "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."

   
7.0

Temecula Guy November 20, 2010

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For High Blood Pressure: "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. "

mick S August 12, 2009

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Lotensin (benazepril) for High Blood Pressure: "Cough and rash side effects annoying."

   
4.0

Anonymous May 31, 2009

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For Left Ventricular Dysfunction: "It's working fine for me in controlling high blood pressure. But, early morning when I wake up I feel tired, may be I need little more sleep. I will discuss this with my doctor on my next visit to him."

   
8.0

m6stars July 29, 2008

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