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Warnings and Precautions With Benazepril

There are a few warnings and precautions with benazepril to be aware of. These include a link between benazepril and decreased kidney function, as well as an increased risk of infections in people taking this drug. People who should not take benazepril include those with a history of hereditary or idiopathic angioedema, or of angioedema. As a final precaution, do not drive, operate machinery, or perform other tasks that require alertness until you know how benazepril affects you.

Benazepril: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking benazepril hydrochloride (Lotensin®) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Lotensin and Pregnancy)
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Are on dialysis
  • Will be undergoing surgery or anesthesia.
     
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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