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A healthcare provider can prescribe benazepril-amlodipine (Lotrel) to lower high blood pressure in adults. Benazepril-amlodipine is a combination of two medications that both work to relax the blood vessels. As a result, more blood can flow through the blood vessels, making it easier for the heart to pump blood. Benazepril-amlodipine is not a cure for high blood pressure, but it can decrease the risk of developing health problems that can result from long-term high blood pressure. The medication comes in the form of a capsule and is taken once a day. Possible side effects of this drug include dizziness, cough, and headache.

What Is Benazepril-Amlodipine?

Benazepril hydrochloride and amlodipine besylate (Lotrel®) is a prescription medicine that has been licensed to control high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults. However, benazepril-amlodipine is not a cure for high blood pressure.
Benazepril-amlodipine has not been approved for use in children.
(Click What Is Benazepril-Amlodipine Used For? for more information on what benazepril-amlodipine is used for, including possible off-label uses.)

Who Makes Benazepril-Amlodipine?

Brand-name Lotrel is manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Generic benazepril-amlodipine is made by several different manufacturers (see Generic Benazepril-Amlodipine).
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