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What is Lotensin?

Lotensin (benazepril) is a medication for high blood pressure (hypertension). It's a type of drug known as an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. These drugs help control blood pressure by reducing certain chemicals that cause blood vessels to constrict, allowing blood to flow more easily.

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