What is Benace (Benazepril) used for?
Benace (Benazepril) is used either on its own or in combination with other medications by patients who suffer from high blood pressure. This drug is known as an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, and it helps to reduce high blood pressure by decreasing chemicals responsible for tightening the blood vessels, thereby helping the blood to flow more smoothly.
How should I use Benace (Benazepril)?
If your physician has prescribed Benace (Benazepril) tablets to you to help control high blood pressure, you may be directed to take 1 to 2 tablets per day. Take these tablets by mouth, and be aware that your physician may need to gradually increase the prescribed dosage, depending on your response to treatment.
What are the side effects of Benace (Benazepril)?
Some side effects which may be noticed when taking Benace (Benazepril) including a cough, nausea, constipation or headaches. If any of these rare but serious side effects occur, see your physician as soon as possible:
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Benace (Benazepril). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.