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AMLODIPINE AND BENAZEPRIL HYDROCHLORIDE capsule


  1. Patient Information
  2. Distributed By:
  3. Keep A List Of Your Medicines With You, Including Vitamins And Natural Or Herbal Remedies, To Show Your Doctor Or Pharmacist. Some Of Your Other Medicines And Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules Could Affect Each Other, Causing Serious Side Effects. Tell Your Doctor About All Your Medicines, Especially:
  4. How Do I Take Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules?
  5. Tell All Your Doctors Or Dentist You Are Taking Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules If You:
  6. Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules Can Cause Serious Side Effects Including:
  7. The More Common Side Effects Of Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules Are:
  8. How Do I Store Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules?
  9. What Are The Ingredients In Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules, Usp?
  10. Manufactured In Israel By:
  11. Manufactured For:
  12. What Is The Most Important Information I Should Know About Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules?
  13. What Are Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules?
  14. Who Should Not Take Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules?
  15. Tell Your Doctor About All Your Medical Conditions, Including If:
  16. Avoid Alcohol Until You Have Discussed The Matter With Your Doctor. Alcohol May Make Blood Pressure Fall More And/or Increase The Possibility Of Dizziness Or Fainting.how Do I Take Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules?
  17. Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules Can Cause Serious Side Effects Including:
  18. Stop Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules And Get Emergency Help Right Away If You Get:
  19. These Are Not All The Side Effects Of Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules. For A Complete List, Ask Your Doctor Or Pharmacist.how Do I Store Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules?
  20. For More Information, Ask Your Doctor Or Pharmacist, Or Call Rising Health, Llc At 1-833-395-6928.what Are The Ingredients In Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules?

Patient Information 

Advise the patient to read the FDA-approved patient labeling (Patient Information).

Female patients of childbearing age should be told about the consequences of exposure to amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride during pregnancy. Discuss treatment options with women planning to become pregnant. Patients should be asked to report pregnancies to their physicians as soon as possible[seeWarnings and Precautions (5.5)].

Brands listed are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Manufactured by:
Arrow Pharm (Malta) Ltd.
Birzebbugia, BBG3000, Malta

Distributed by:
Actavis Pharma, Inc.
Parsippany, NJ 07054 USA

Revised: January 2017

Distributed By: 


Rising Health, LLC
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663

Made in India
Code: TS/DRUGS/22/2009

Revised: 10/2017

Keep A List Of Your Medicines With You, Including Vitamins And Natural Or Herbal Remedies, To Show Your Doctor Or Pharmacist. Some Of Your Other Medicines And Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules Could Affect Each Other, Causing Serious Side Effects. Tell Your Doctor About All Your Medicines, Especially: 

  • Simvastatin (a medicine used to control elevated cholesterol)
  • medicines for high blood pressure or heart failure
  • water pills, extra potassium or a salt substitute
  • Lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid)
  • potassium-containing medicines, potassium supplements or salt substitutes containing potassium
  • cyclosporine, an immunosuppressant medicine used in transplanted patients to reduce the risk of organ rejection
  • indomethacin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), medicines used to relieve pain and inflammation
  • insulin or oral antidiabetics, medicines that help a person with diabetes to control their level of glucose (sugar) in the blood
  • gold for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
  • probenecid, a medicine used to treat gout and hyperuricemia
  • medicines used to prevent and treat fungal skin infections (e.g., ketoconazole, itraconazole)
  • medicines used to treat AIDS or HIV infections (e.g., ritonavir, indinavir)
  • medicines used to treat bacterial infections (e.g., clarithromycin)
  • medicines used in organ transplant recipients or for treating some cancers (e.g., temsirolimus, sirolimus, everolimus)

Avoid alcohol until you have discussed the matter with your doctor. Alcohol may make blood pressure fall more and/or increase the possibility of dizziness or fainting.

How Do I Take Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules? 

  • Take amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules exactly as your doctor tells you.
  • Take amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules at the same time each day, with or without food.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is more than 12 hours, just take your next dose at the regular time.
  • Your doctor may test for kidney problems or check your blood potassium level.
  • If you take too many amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules, call your doctor or Poison Control Center, or go to the emergency room.

Tell All Your Doctors Or Dentist You Are Taking Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules If You: 

  • - are going to have surgery
  • - are getting allergy shots for bee stings
  • - go for kidney dialysis
  • Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules Can Cause Serious Side Effects Including: 

    • serious allergic reactions that can be life threatening.

    The More Common Side Effects Of Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules Are: 

    • dizziness, fainting on standing up
    • cough (dry, nonproductive, mainly at night, continuing)
    • swelling of the feet, ankles, and hands

    If any of these affects you severely, tell your doctor.

    These are not all the side effects of amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules. For a complete list, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

    How Do I Store Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules? 

    • Store amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules at 20 to 25 C (68 to 77 F).
    • Keep amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules in a closed container in a dry place.
    • Keep amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules and all medicines out of the reach of children.

    General Information about amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules

    Doctors can also use medicine for a condition that is not in the patient information leaflet. Take amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules the way your doctor tells you. Do not share them with other people. They may harm them.

    For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist, or call 1-866-832-8537.

    What Are The Ingredients In Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules, Usp? 

    Active ingredients: amlodipine besylate, USP (the active ingredient found in Norvasc), benazepril hydrochloride, USP (Lotensin)

    Inactive ingredients: black iron oxide, calcium phosphate dibasic anhydrous, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, crospovidone, gelatin, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polysorbate 80, povidone, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, and titanium dioxide. The imprinting ink may contain potassium hydroxide. In addition, the 5 mg/10 mg capsule contains red iron oxide and yellow iron oxide; the 5 mg/20 mg capsule contains D&C Red 28, FD&C Blue 1, and FD&C Red 40; the 10 mg/20 mg capsule contains FD&C Blue 1 and FD&C Red 3; and the 5 mg/40 mg and 10 mg/40 mg capsules contain FD&C Blue 1.

    All brand names listed are the registered trademarks of their respective owners and are not trademarks of Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

    Manufactured In Israel By: 

    TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL IND. LTD.

    Jerusalem, 9777402, Israel

    Manufactured For: 

    TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS USA, INC.

    North Wales, PA 19454

    Rev. J 4/2015

    What Is The Most Important Information I Should Know About Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules? 


    • Amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules can cause harm or death to an unborn baby.
    • Talk to your doctor about other ways to lower your blood pressure if you plan to become pregnant.
    • If you get pregnant while taking amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules, tell your doctor right away.

    What Are Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules? 



    Amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules contain 2 prescription medicines that work together to lower blood pressure: amlodipine besylate (the active ingredient found in Norvasc), a calcium channel blocker, and benazepril hydrochloride (Lotensin), an ACE inhibitor. Your doctor will prescribe amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules only after other medicines haven t worked.

    High Blood Pressure (hypertension).
    Blood pressure is the force of blood in your blood vessels. You have high blood pressure when the force is too much. Amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules can help your blood vessels relax so your blood pressure is lower.

    Amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules have not been studied in children.

    Who Should Not Take Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules? 



    Don t take amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules if you are allergic to any of the ingredients.
    There is a complete list at the end of this leaflet.

    Tell Your Doctor About All Your Medical Conditions, Including If: 



    • you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
    • you are breastfeeding.Amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride may pass into your milk. Don t breastfeed while you are taking amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules.
    • you have a heart condition
    • you have liver problems
    • you have kidney problems
    • you are about to have an operation (including dental surgery) or emergency treatment
    • you are suffering from several episodes of vomiting or diarrhea
    • you are treated for hyperkalemia (too much potassium in the blood)
    • you are already taking a diuretic (a medicine to increase the amount of urine you produce)

    Avoid Alcohol Until You Have Discussed The Matter With Your Doctor. Alcohol May Make Blood Pressure Fall More And/or Increase The Possibility Of Dizziness Or Fainting.how Do I Take Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules? 

    • Take amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules exactly as your doctor tells you.
    • Take amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules at the same time each day, with or without food.
    • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is more than 12 hours, just take your next dose at the regular time.
    • Your doctor may test for kidney problems or check your blood potassium level.
    • If you take too much amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules, call your doctor or Poison Control Center, or go to the emergency room.

    Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules Can Cause Serious Side Effects Including: 


    • serious allergic reactions that can be life threatening.

    Stop Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules And Get Emergency Help Right Away If You Get: 


    - swelling of your face, eyelids, lips, tongue or throat
    - have trouble swallowing
    - asthma (wheezing) or other breathing problems

    These allergic reactions are rare but happen more times in people who are African-American.


    • low blood pressure(hypotension).Low blood pressure is most likely to happen if you also take water pills, are on a low salt diet, get dialysis treatments, have heart problems or get sick with vomiting or diarrhea. Lie down if you feel faint or dizzy.
    • liver problems.Call your doctor if:
      • you have nausea
      • you feel more tired or weaker than usual
      • you have itching
      • your skin or eyes look yellow
      • you have pain in your upper right stomach
      • you have flu-like symptoms
      • kidney problems.Some people will have changes on blood tests for kidney function and need a lower dose of amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules. Call your doctor if you get swelling in your feet, ankles, or hands or unexplained weight gain.
      • more chest pain and heart attacksin people that already have severe heart problems.Get emergency help if you get worse chest pain or chest pain that does not go away.

    These Are Not All The Side Effects Of Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules. For A Complete List, Ask Your Doctor Or Pharmacist.how Do I Store Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules? 


    • Store amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules at room temperature 20 to 25 C (68 to 77 F).
    • Keep amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules in a closed container in a dry place.
    • Keep amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules and all medicines out of the reach of children.

    General information about amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules

    Doctors can also use medicine for a condition that is not in the patient information leaflet. Take amlodipine and benazepril hydrochloride capsules the way your doctor tells you. Do not share it with other people. They may harm them.

    For More Information, Ask Your Doctor Or Pharmacist, Or Call Rising Health, Llc At 1-833-395-6928.what Are The Ingredients In Amlodipine And Benazepril Hydrochloride Capsules? 


    Active ingredients: amlodipine besylate (the active ingredient found in Norvasc), benazepril hydrochloride (Lotensin)

    Inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, crospovidone, gelatin, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, sodium lauryl sulfate, and titanium dioxide. In addition, the hard gelatin capsule shells of 5 mg/10 mg contains iron oxide black, iron oxide red, and iron oxide yellow, 5 mg/20 mg contains iron oxide red, 5 mg/40 mg and 10 mg/40 mg contains FD&C Blue 1, FD&C Red 3, and 10 mg/20 mg contains D&C Red 28, FD&C Blue 1, FD&C Red 40, and FD&C Yellow 5. The capsules are printed with edible ink containing black iron oxide and shellac.

    Norvascis a registered trademark of Pfizer, Inc.
    Lotensinis a registered trademark of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
    Eskalithand Lithobidare registered trademarks of Noven Therapeutics, LLC.


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