Benazepril and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with benazepril which include:
benazepril ↔ Alcohol (Ethanol)
Moderate Drug Interaction
Benazepril and ethanol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate. These side effects are most likely to be seen at the beginning of treatment, following a dose increase, or when treatment is restarted after an interruption. Let your doctor know if you develop these symptoms and they do not go away after a few days or they become troublesome. Avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medications affect you, and use caution when getting up from a sitting or lying position. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
benazepril ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
It is recommended that if you are taking benazepril you should be advised to avoid moderately high or high potassium dietary intake. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking benazepril, unless your doctor has told you to.
benazepril drug Interactions
There are 616 drug interactions with benazepril
benazepril disease Interactions
There are 8 disease interactions with benazepril which include:
- Bone Marrow Suppression
- Liver Disease
- Renal Dysfunction
Drug Interaction Classification
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.