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Is lisinopril a generic for diovan?

No. Benazepril is an "ACE inhibitor" (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor). Diovan is an "angiotensin receptor blocker" (ARB). These two classes of medications are related in that they lower blood pressure by blocking the RAAS (renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system). The brand name of benazepril is Lotensin. The generic name for Diovan is valsartan.


What is the difference between atenolol and benazepril hcl?

Atenolol is a beta blocker and Benazepril is an ACE inhibitor(angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor) Both can be used for the lowering of blood pressure but they work in different ways. Atenolol blocks the beta-1 receptors in the heart. Beta 1 receptors usually make the heart beat faster and more forcefully. When these receptors are blocked, therefore, it leads to both decreased blood pressure and decreased heart rate. Benazepril blocks the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II. Angiotensin II is an hormone that causes the blood vessels to constrict, or narrow, making the blood pressure increase. Therefore, by blocking the production of this hormone, benazepril causes the blood vessels to do the opposite, and dilate, or open up, causing blood pressure the drop. Atenolol works directly on the heart and therefore affects the heart rate more than Benazepril does.


What is another name for Lotensin?

Benazepril


Is benazepril a blood thinner?

yes


How do you translate the word Lisinopril in spanish?

lisinopril


What is the classification for lisinopril?

lisinopril is a ace inhibitor


Is benazepril HCL a blood thinner?

yes


How do you pronounce benazepril?

Benazepril is pronounced as "ben-AYZ-uh-pril" with the emphasis on the second syllable.


Can you take decongestants with lisinopril?

Most of the decongestants that you can take with lisinopril.


What is benazepril?

It is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor


Can you take lisinopril and amerge at the same time?

Yes, there is no interaction between those 2 drugs.


Lisinopril can you tan with this medicine?

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