GENERIC NAME: amlodipine and benazepril
BRAND NAME: Lotrel
GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes
Lotrel causes the same side effects as benazepril and amlodipine.
Common side of Lotrel include
- water retention (edema) in legs and arms,
- edema in the lungs
- stomach pain,
- muscle cramps,
- sexual problems, and
Other side effects of Lotrel include
- kidney failure,
- blood disorders,
- overgrowth of gums,
- heart palpitations,
- reduced number of platelets in the blood, and
- serious skin reactions also may occur.
DOSAGE: The dose of Lotrel is tailored to the patient's needs. The dose is one capsule once daily.
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