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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Benadip 5/20.
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Benadip 5/20 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Benadip 5/20 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby... View More
Benadip 5/20 may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. As it is advisable to exercise caution when driving with Benadip 5/20.
Benadip 5/20 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Benadip 5/20 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Reg... View More
Benadip 5/20 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Benadip 5/20 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Bena... View More
Benadip 5/20 is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This is a combination of two medicines that controls blood pressure when a single medi... View More
Uses of Benadip 5/20
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Benadip 5/20
- Ankle swelling
- Increased potassium level in blood
- Taste change
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Decreased blood pressure
- Upset stomach
How to use Benadip 5/20
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Benadip 5/20 may be taken ... View More
How Benadip 5/20 works
Benadip 5/20 is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and benazepril which lower blood pressure effectively. It works by relaxing blood vessels so ... View More
- You have been prescribed Benadip 5/20 for the treatment of high blood pressure.
- Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
- It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
- Do not take Benadip 5/20 if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.
Oral Hypertension Adult: Amlodipine component: 2.5-10 mg once daily; benazepril component: 10-40 mg once daily. Titrate dose gradually according to re... View More
Additive effect when used with catecholamine depleting drugs; monitor for hypotension and/or marked bradycardia. If used with clonidine, clonidine withd... View More
Discontinue as soon as possible when pregnancy is detected; affects renin-angiotensin system, causing oligohydramnios, which may result in fetal injury ... View More
Amlodipine is a dihydropyridine calcium antagonist. It lowers BP by relaxing the coronary vascular smooth muscles and producing coronary vasodilation; t... View More
Safety and efficacy in paediatric patients have not been established.
Mode of Action
May be taken with or without food.
Renal impairment: Decrease dose if CrCl <30 mL/min, severe liver impairment, or coadministered with diuretic
Pregnancy Category Note
>10% Amlodipine Peripheral edema (2-15%),Pulmonary edema (7-15%) 1-10% Amlodipine Abdominal pain (1.6%),Dizziness (1.1-3.4%),Dyspepsia (1-2%),Fat... View More
Patients with history of angioedema; pregnancy, lactation.
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