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Other Drugs That Can Interfere With Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide

Potassium-Sparing Diuretics
If you are taking both benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide and a potassium-sparing diuretic, your body may metabolize them differently than intended and/or increase the levels of potassium in your blood. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor your progress closely.
 
Lithium (Eskalith, Lithane, Lithonate, Lithotabs)
If you are taking both benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide and lithium, your body may metabolize the drugs differently than intended and increase the lithium levels in the blood. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor your serum lithium levels more frequently.
 
Insulin
Taking insulin with benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide may cause high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). For your particular situation, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and/or adjust your dose of insulin as needed.
 
Oral Diabetes Medication
Taking an oral diabetes medication with benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide may increase blood sugar levels. For your particular situation, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and/or adjust your dose of diabetes medications as needed.
 
Other Blood Pressure Medicine
When taking benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide with another high blood pressure medication, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to decrease the chances of this benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide interaction, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and/or change the dose of either medicine.
 
Alcohol
When taking benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol, your blood pressure may decrease too much. For your particular situation, make sure to talk with your healthcare provider about drinking alcohol while taking benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide.
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