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At this time, generic Lotrel is manufactured by many companies, including Sandoz Pharmaceuticals and Teva Pharmaceuticals; it is available in six strengths. The FDA has assigned all generic versions of Lotrel an "AB" rating, which means that they should be equivalent to brand-name Lotrel. However, keep in mind that generic medications may contain fillers, dyes, or other inactive ingredients not found in the brand-name drug.

Generic Lotrel: An Overview

Lotrel® (benazepril hydrochloride and amlodipine besylate) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is a combination of two medicines -- benazepril hydrochloride (sold under the brand name Lotensin® and in generic form as Benazepril Hydrochloride) and amlodipine besylate (sold under the brand name Norvasc®).
 
Lotrel is manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. However, it has since come off patent and is available as a generic.
 

Strengths of Generic Lotrel

Not every strength of Lotrel is currently available as a generic. Generic Lotrel is available in the following strengths:
 
  • Amlodipine/benazepril 2.5 mg/10 mg -- which has 2.5 mg of amlodipine and 10 mg of benazepril
  • Amlodipine/benazepril 5 mg/10 mg -- which has 5 mg of amlodipine and 10 mg of benazepril
  • Amlodipine/benazepril 5 mg/20 mg -- which has 5 mg of amlodipine and 20 mg of benazepril
  • Amlodipine/benazepril 5 mg/40 mg -- which has 5 mg of amlodipine and 40 mg of benazepril
  • Amlodipine/benazepril 10 mg/20 mg -- which has 10 mg of amlodipine and 20 mg of benazepril
  • Amlodipine/benazepril 10 mg/40 mg -- which has 10 mg of amlodipine and 40 mg of benazepril.
     
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