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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Benazepril (benazepril systemic) is a member of the drug class Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and is used to treat Diabetic Kidney Disease, Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure and Left Ventricular Dysfunction.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Treatment of heart failure

ACE inhibitor (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor)

Chemical Name

(3S)-3-[[(1S)-1-carboxy-3-phenylpropyl]amino]-2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-2-oxo-1H-1-benzazepine-1-acetic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Benazeprilum (Latin)
  • Benazepril (German)
  • Bénazépril (French)
  • Benazepril (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Amdopril (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Amlibon B Sandoz (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Novartis, Venezuela
  • Amlo Ace (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Advocure, Egypt
  • Amlopril (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Pfizer, Argentina
  • Banacep (veterinary use)
    Laboratorios Calier, Netherlands
  • Benadip (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Benazepril + Idroclorotiazide Actavis (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Actavis Italy, Italy
  • Benazepril + Idroclorotiazide EG (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    EG, Italy
  • Benazepril + Idroclorotiazide Sandoz (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Sandoz, Italy
  • Blotril (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Cacetor (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • Cibacen
    Novartis, Egypt; Novartis, Latvia
  • Cibadrex (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Meda, Italy; Novartis, Egypt
  • Combizep (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Beacon, Bangladesh
  • Loadless (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Royal, Egypt
  • Lodiben (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Terloc Duo (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Ivax, Argentina
  • Actikor (veterinary use)
    Ecuphar, Germany; Ecuphar, Ireland; Ecuphar, Netherlands; ECUPHAR NV, United Kingdom; Omnidea, Sweden
  • Amace-BP (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Systopic, India
  • Amlibon B Sandoz (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Sandoz, Ecuador
  • Amloben (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Rowe, Dominican Republic
  • Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril Hydrochloride Actavis (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Actavis, United States
  • Amocal-Bz (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Amtrel (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    American Taiwan Biopharm, Thailand; TTY Biopharm, Taiwan
  • Apo-Benazepril
    Apotex, Canada
  • Arteriosan Plus (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Bernabo, Argentina
  • Banacep (veterinary use)
    Calier, Italy; Laboratorios Calier, Belgium; Laboratorios Calier, SA, United Kingdom
  • Benakor (veterinary use)
    AST, Netherlands; CPPharma, Germany; Faunapharma, Finland; ICF Industria Chimica, Italy; Le Vet, Austria; Le Vet Beheer, Ireland; Le Vet Pharma B.V., United Kingdom; Virbac, France
  • Benakor F (veterinary use)
    Gräub, Switzerland; Le Vet, Belgium
  • Benazecare (veterinary use)
    Animalcare, Austria; Animalcare, Belgium; Animalcare, United Kingdom; Animalcare, Ireland; Axience, France; WDT, Germany
  • Benazecare Flavour (veterinary use)
    Animalcare, Netherlands
  • Benazep
    Sawai Seiyaku, Japan
  • Benazeplus AL (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Aliud, Germany
  • Benazeplus STADA (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Stada Arzneimittel, Germany
  • Benazepril - 1 A Pharma
    1 A Pharma, Germany
  • Benazepril - 1 A Pharma comp (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    1 A Pharma, Germany
  • Benazepril AL
    Aliud, Germany
  • Bénazépril Arrow
    Arrow, France
  • Benazepril Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Malta; Aurobindo, Poland
  • Benazepril comp. Heumann (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Heumann, Germany
  • Benazepril EG
    EG, Italy
  • Bénazépril EG
    EG Labo, France
  • Benazepril Hcl (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Hexal, Netherlands
  • Benazepril HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Benazepril HEXAL comp (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Hexal, Germany
  • Benazepril hydrochloride (veterinary use)
    Le Vet, Netherlands
  • Bénazépril Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Benazepril Sandoz
    Sandoz, Italy
  • Benazepril Teva
    Teva Santé, France
  • Bénazépril/Hydrochlorothiazide Arrow (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Arrow, France
  • Bénazépril/Hydrochlorothiazide EG (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    EG Labo, France
  • Bénazépril/Hydrochlorothiazide Teva Sante (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Teva Santé, France
  • Benefortin (veterinary use)
    Boehringer Ingelheim Santé Animale, France; Boehrvet BI-Vetmedica, Germany; Lavet, United Kingdom; Lavet, Netherlands; Lavet Pharmaceuticals, Austria; Lavet Pharmaceuticals, Belgium; Lavet Pharmaceuticals, Ireland
  • Bexepril (veterinary use)
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals, Belgium; Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Ireland
  • Boncordin
    Sandoz, Argentina
  • Briazide (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Meda, France
  • Camlopril (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Cardalis (Benazepril and Spironolactone)
    Ceva Santé Animale, Austria
  • Cardalis (Benazepril and Spironolactone (veterinary use))
    Ceva, Belgium; Ceva, Germany; Ceva, Italy; Ceva, Netherlands; Ceva Animal Health, United Kingdom; Ceva Animal Health, Sweden; Ceva Santé Animale, France; Orion Pharma Eläinlääkkeet, Finland
  • Cardipril (veterinary use)
    Dechra Veterinary Products, France
  • Cibace
    Novartis AH, South Africa
  • Cibacen
    Meda, Belgium; Meda, Ireland; Meda, Italy; Meda, Netherlands; Meda, Turkey; Meda Pharm, Greece; MEDA Pharma, Germany; Meda Pharma Sau, Spain; Novartis, Bulgaria; Novartis, Japan; Novartis, Romania; Novartis, Taiwan; Novartis Healthcare, Philippines; Novartis Pharma, Switzerland
  • Cibacène
    Meda, France
  • Cibadrex (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Meda, France; Meda, Turkey; Meda Pharm, Greece; MEDA Pharma, Germany; Meda Pharma Sau, Spain; Novartis, Bulgaria; Novartis, China; Novartis AH, South Africa; Novartis Pharma, Switzerland
  • Cordibenz Plus (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Actavis, Bulgaria
  • Di Ya Ping
    Diao Pharmaceutical Group, China
  • Fortekor (veterinary use)
    Elanco Eläinlääkkeet, Finland; Novartis, Germany; Novartis AH, South Africa; Novartis Animal Health, Belgium; Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom; Novartis Animal Health, Ireland; Novartis Animal Health, Italy; Novartis Animal Health, Netherlands; Novartis Animal Health, Norway; Novartis Animal Health, New Zealand; Novartis Animal Health Australasia, Australia; Novartis Animal Health Österreich, Austria; Novartis Healthcare Animal Health, Sweden; Novartis Santé Animale, France; Novartis Tiergesundheit, Switzerland
  • Forzepril (veterinary use)
    Chanelle, Netherlands; Chanelle Animal Health, United Kingdom; Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Ireland
  • Ilduc Duo (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Baliarda, Argentina
  • Kelapril (veterinary use)
    Cevidra, France; Kela, Belgium; Kela, Netherlands; Kela, United Kingdom; Veyx, Germany
  • Lisonid
    +Pharma Arzneimittel, Poland
  • Lisonid HCT (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    +Pharma Arzneimittel, Poland
  • Lotensin
    Meda, Hungary; Meda, Poland; Novartis, Brazil; Novartis, China; Novartis, United States; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Canada
  • Lotensin H (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Novartis, Brazil
  • Lotensin HCT (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Meda, Hungary; Novartis, United States
  • Lotrel (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Novartis, United States
  • Nelio (veterinary use)
    Ati, Italy; Sogeval, France; Sogeval, Ireland; Sogeval, Netherlands; Sogeval SA, United Kingdom; Ceva, Germany; Scanvet, Finland
  • Nelio Cat (veterinary use)
    Biokema, Switzerland
  • Nelio Chat (veterinary use)
    Sogeval Laboratoire, Belgium
  • Nelio Chiens (veterinary use)
    Sogeval Laboratoire, Belgium
  • Nelio Dog (veterinary use)
    Biokema, Switzerland
  • Pelmec Duo (Benazepril and Amlodipine)
    Casasco, Argentina
  • Prilben (veterinary use)
    Chemo Iberica, United Kingdom; Chemo Iberica, Netherlands; Chemo Iberica, Poland; Slais, Italy
  • Prilben chiens (veterinary use)
    Chemo Iberica, Belgium
  • Prilben chiens, chats (veterinary use)
    Chemo Iberica, Belgium
  • Pu Li Duo
    Simcere, China
  • Tatsujipin
    Tatsumi Kagaku, Japan
  • Tenkuoren
    Meda, Italy
  • VetACE (veterinary use)
    Jurox, Australia; Jurox, New Zealand
  • Vetpril (veterinary use)
    Vetpharma Animal Health, S.A., United Kingdom
  • Virbakor (veterinary use)
    Virbac, United Kingdom
  • Zaprace
    Nanxin Pharmaceutical, China; Ranbaxy, China
  • Zaprace-D (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Nanxin Pharmaceutical, China
  • Zinadiur (Benazepril and Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Errekappa Euroterapici, Italy
  • Zinadril
    Errekappa Euroterapici, Italy


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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