Benazepril is used for:
Benazepril is a prescrition medication used for dogs and
cats in treating heart failure, high blood pressure, and some forms of kidney
disease It may also be used for other
conditions as determined by your doctor. Benazepril requires a perscription from your veterianain.
Benazepril is an angiotensin-converting
enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, which helps to
lower blood pressure.
Dogs and Cats
Do NOT use benazepril if:
are allergic to any ingredient in benazepril or to any other ACE inhibitor
have a history of angioedema (eg, swelling of the hands, face, lips, eyes,
throat, or tongue; difficulty swallowing or breathing; or hoarseness)
patient is a child with severe kidney problems
are also taking aliskiren and you have either diabetes or kidney problems
Contact your doctor or health care
provider right away if any of these apply to you.