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Benazepril Hydrochloride 20 Mg 100 Count For Pets

How does Benazepril work?:Benazepril works as an inhibitor in the conversion of the hormone angiotensin I into angiotensin II, which in turn, constricts the blood vessels, thereby reducing the blood pressure

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Benazepril Hydrochloride 20 mg 100 Count.

Benazepril dilates and relaxes the blood vessels thus enabling easier flow of blood through the blood vessels

Do not use this medication in animals with history of cardiac output failure

Dosage Information The medication is prescribed only for oral administration and the ideal dosage would be once daily

In case of dogs, the common recommended dosage is 0.25-0.5 mg

In cats, benazepril should be administered in doses of 0.5 to 1.0 mg

It is also not suggested to administer this medication in cats with already high potassium levels as it is found to enhance the potassium levels in its body

It is available as tablets for oral administration.The ingredients include colloidal silico dioxide, crospovidone, hydrogenated castor oil, hypromellose, iron oxides, lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, polysorbate 80 etc

It is dangerous to give benazepril along with diuretics such as furosemide

Precautions Be cautious when using this medication in small cats, as it has not yet been tested on cats weighing less than 2.5 kg

Side Effects The common side effects noted while administering this medication are loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, collapse, increased thirst, changes in urination, a slow heart rate and a weak pulse

The dosage may be doubled only by the prescription of a veterinary surgeon

There are also chances of benazepril to interact with metacam, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory