The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. Therefore, you should always consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.
What is the dose for an adult?
- Adults: Start taking 2.5 mg/10 mg once a day, up to 10 mg/40 mg once a day.
- Elderly: Start taking 2.5 mg/10 mg once a day.
Special dosage considerations
If you have severe liver problems, your doctor will likely start you on 2.5 mg amlodipine/10 mg benazepril. In severe kidney impairment (CrCl ≤30 mL/min), this drug should not be used.
What is the dose for a child?
There is no established pediatric dose. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Amlodipine + Benazepril available?
Amlodipine + Benazepril is available in the following brand(s), dosage forms, and strengths:
- Lotrel capsule: 2.5 mg/10 mg, 5 mg/10 mg, 5 mg/20 mg, 5 mg/ 40 mg, 10 mg/20 mg, 10 mg/40 mg
- Amlodipine and benazepril are also available as separate drugs which can be taken together
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to the nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.