Originally posted on New Drug Approvals:
BENAZEPRIL HYDROCHLORIDE, CAS NO 86541-74-4
Benazepril, brand name Lotensin (Novartis), is a medication used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, and chronic renal failure. Upon cleavage of its ester group by the liver, benazepril is converted into its active form benazeprilat, a non-sulfhydryl angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor.
Benazepril is available as oral tablets, in 5-, 10-, 20-, and 40-mg doses.
According to coverage of the study on WebMD:
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