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Generic Benazepril-Amlodipine

Generic benazepril-amlodipine, which is available in four different strengths, is manufactured by Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, Teva Pharmaceuticals, and other companies. The FDA has assigned generic benazepril-amlodipine an "AB" rating, meaning that it should be equivalent to the brand-name medication.

Generic for Benazepril-Amlodipine: An Overview

Benazepril-amlodipine (Lotrel®) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is a combination of two medicines -- benazepril hydrochloride (Lotensin®) and amlodipine besylate (Norvasc®).
Brand-name Lotrel is manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. However, the patent for Lotrel expired in 2007, and it is now available as a generic.

Strengths of Generic Benazepril-Amlodipine

Not every strength of Lotrel is currently available as a generic. Generic Lotrel is available in the following strengths:
  • Benazepril-amlodipine 2.5 mg/10 mg -- which has 2.5 mg of amlodipine and 10 mg of benazepril
  • Benazepril-amlodipine 5 mg/10 mg -- which has 5 mg of amlodipine and 10 mg of benazepril
  • Benazepril-amlodipine 5 mg/20 mg -- which has 5 mg of amlodipine and 20 mg of benazepril
  • Benazepril-amlodipine 10/20 mg -- which has 10 mg of amlodipine and 20 mg of benazepril.


Who Makes Generic Benazepril-Amlodipine?

Generic benazepril-amlodipine is made by the following makers of generic medications:
  • Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
  • Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Sandoz Pharmaceuticals
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals.
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