What is Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Lotensin HCT

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This is the combination of benazepril, an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor and hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic. It is used for the treatment of hypertension.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Elevated blood pressure 11 6
High blood pressure (hypertension) 6 2
Congestive heart failure 1 0
General health 1 0
Support circulatory health 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
0
None
8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide

Side effect Patients
Cough 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide

Dosage Patients
20-12.5 mg daily 1
20 mg-25 mg daily 1
2 x 10 mg-12.5 mg daily 1
20-25 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 3
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide

Duration

Currently taking Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 4

Stopped taking Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Olmesartan-hydrochlorothiazide (Benicar HCT) 1

Patients stopped taking Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Benazepril (Lotensin) 1
Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ (Hydrochlorot) 1
Metoprolol (Metoprolol Tartrate) 1
Last updated:

3 patient evaluations for Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide

Nov 18, 2013 (Started Aug 29, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for high blood pressure (hypertension))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 g Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 9, 2011 (Started Jul 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high blood pressure (hypertension))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg-12.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 9, 2011 (Started Jun 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg-12.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
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