24 Hour Prescription Delivery of your Lotensin Prescription

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Lotensin Prescription

24 Hour Prescription Delivery of your Lotensin Prescription

Lotensin Description
BENAZEPRIL - ORAL (beh-NAZE-eh-prill)

Common Lotensin Brand Name(s)
Lotensin

Lotensin Side Effects
Dizziness, headache, drowsiness, fatigue or cough may occur the first few days as your body adjusts to benazepril. Notify your doctor if these effects continue or become bothersome. To avoid dizziness or lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly. Inform your doctor if you develop chest pain, irregular heartbeat, tingling of the hands or feet, mouth sores, persistent sore throat, difficulty swallowing or a dry cough. In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

How To Use Lotensin
LOTENSIN: Take LOTENSIN exactly as prescribed. Try to take it at the same time each day so you remember to take it. Can be taken without regard to meals. Do not stop taking LOTENSIN without consulting your doctor. Some conditions may become worse when the drug is suddenly stopped. Your dose may need to be gradually decreased. It is important to continue taking LOTENSIN even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick. Your doctor may schedule periodic visits to check your blood pressure and do laboratory work to see how effective the medication is.

Lotensin Warning
LOTENSIN can cause serious fetal harm if used during the last six months of pregnancy. If pregnancy occurs, stop using LOTENSIN and immediately contact your physician.

Lotensin Uses
LOTENSIN is an ACE inhibitor which prevents certain enzymes in the body from constricting blood vessels. This helps to lower blood pressure and makes the heart beat stronger. This medication is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).

Lotensin Precautions
Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of kidney or liver problems; certain rare autoimmune diseases such as lupus erythematosus or scleroderma; diabetes, heart or circulation problems and of any allergies you may have. This medicine may make you more prone to sunburn. Wear protective clothing and a sunscreen if you become sun-sensitive. Limit your intake of alcohol. Avoid overheating because it can increase dizziness and lightheadedness. Inform your doctor/dentist you use LOTENSIN before undergoing medical/dental procedures. LOTENSIN should be used only when clearly needed during the first three months of pregnancy. It is not recommended for use during the last six months of the pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Benazepril passes into breast milk. Though there have been no reports (to date) of harm to nursing infants, consult your doctor before you breast-feed.

Lotensin Drug Interactions
Inform your doctor about all the medicine you use (both prescription and nonprescription) especially if you take lithium, potassium supplements, potassium-sparing water pills or anti-inflammatory medicine (NSAID or Motrin-like drugs) because you may need to be monitored more closely. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

Lotensin Overdose
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness and weakness.

Lotensin Notes
It is important to have your blood pressure checked regularly while taking LOTENSIN. Learn how to monitor your blood pressure. Discuss this with your doctor.

Missed Lotensin Dose
If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Lotensin Storage
Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture.