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How does amlodipine and benazepril treat hypertension?

Amlodipine/benazepril is a combination of two drugs that treats hypertension in two ways. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker and benazepril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. These medications work together to relax blood vessels, which makes blood flow more easily. This helps lower blood pressure and reduces the risk for stroke or heart attack.

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