Benazepril

Trade Name
Lotensin

Class
Antihypertensive

Action
lowers BP

Indication
Hypertension

Dose
10-40mg/day Max:80mg/day

Contraindications
history of angioedema, major surgeries, diabetes, aortic stenosis

Nursing Implications
obtain CBC before therapy, obtain BP before each dose, monitor BP, renal function, urine protein, serium potassium

Side Effects
cough, headache, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, rash, fever

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