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Drug Interactions With Benazepril-Amlodipine

Taking benazepril-amlodipine with other medications, such as diuretics, potassium supplements, or lithium, can change the way your body metabolizes these drugs. As a result, these drug interactions can lead to problems, such as causing your blood pressure to become too low or raising the potassium levels in your blood too much. It is important to talk to your healthcare provider about the potential drug interactions with benazepril-amlodipine that may apply to you.

An Overview of Benazepril-Amlodipine Drug Interactions

Benazepril hydrochloride and amlodipine besylate (Lotrel®) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of these interactions can include:
 
 
 
  • Injectable gold (sodium aurothiomalate)  
  • Lithium (Eskalith®, Lithane®, Lithobid®, Lithonate®, Lithotabs®)
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as:

 

 

  • Potassium-containing products, such as:
     
    • Potassium chloride (K-Dur®, Klor-Con®, Micro-K®)
    • Potassium citrate (Urocit-K®, Polycitra-K®)
    • Potassium gluconate
    • Potassium phosphate (Neutra-Phos-K®, K-Phos®)
    • Salt substitutes (used to flavor food)
 

 

 
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Benazepril-Amlodipine (Lotrel)

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