Benazepril Compounded

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Questions

How do you give transdermal benazapril ? Do you make a liquid to be given with a syringe

Asked by: Jane
Thank you for your question. It is a transdermal gel that comes in a pre-filled syringe. It's applied to the ear pinna and absorbed thru the skin.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2020-06-19

My cat was prescribed Benazepril 5mg, 1/4 tablet once a day. Do you have this dose in the transdermal gel?

Asked by: sd84
We offer benazepril transdermal gel only in a 100mg/ml concentration. Unfortunately, this concentration is too high to properly measure the small dose that your pet needs. Perhaps a local compounding pharmacy can make it in a lower concentration for you.
Answered by: Lisa M
Date published: 2019-11-22

I'm interested in a 1mg/ml Benazepril Suspension. Is that available from 1800PetMeds?

Asked by: jeffl
It looks like we carry Benazepril 100mg/ml 1ml Transdermal. You may click on the link below to view this medication. Here is the link: http://www.1800petmeds.com/Benazepril+Compounded-prod90014.html
Answered by: Cherley Petmeds Pro
Date published: 2017-06-01

What is the best medicine for cats with a heart murmur weighing 8 - 8.5 lbs.?

Asked by: J D
Hello J D, Heart murmurs generally don't require treatment because the heart is still normal. Benazepril is generally used for heart failure, high blood pressure and some forms of kidney disease. Talk to your veterinarian for further details about your cat's heart murmur. Thank you, Pharmacy Intern
Answered by: Ben B
Date published: 2017-02-16

Do you flavor? My cat won't take his medication unless it is tuna flavored and I don't want to fight him to take it again.

Asked by: Drummergirl
We only compound benazepril into a transdermal gel which is applied to the ear pinna and absorbed through the skin.
Answered by: Lisa M
Date published: 2016-11-16

I just want to clarify how to go about ordering. Is the quantity 1 per bottle? If so how mant ml in bottle? My cat takes 1.5ml daily.

Asked by: ShunRei
Yes, this comes as 1 mL to be applied transdermally. 1 mL contains 100 mg; if your cat is taking 1.5 mL this is 150 mg daily. This is a very high dose. Typical doses are 0.1-0.45 mg/lb once a day. Double check with your veterinarian on the dose. For a 20 lb cat, a normal dose would be 2-9 mg daily. Your vet may have written a prescription for a much less concentrated form of benazepril and not 100 mg/mL.
Answered by: Christine
Date published: 2016-10-11

My cat takes Benazepril 2.5 mg compound medicine but I can only find one version on your site. Do you not sell 2.5?

Asked by: Corymia
The only compounded version of Benazepril that we carry is the 100 mg/ml transdermal gel.
Answered by: Lisa M
Date published: 2016-03-08

Do you offer oral liquid Benazepril?

In one of the other answers, it's mentioned that you offer Benazepril in liquid form. However I just called to get a price on it, and the lady told me you don't have it and only carry pill form or transdermal.
Asked by: Alyx
Not at this time. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Answered by: Lilli Pharmacist
Date published: 2015-09-14
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What is Benazepril Compounded?

Benazepril is a prescription medication used in dogs and cats for the treatment of heart failure, high blood pressure, and some forms of kidney disease. Benazepril is not FDA approved for use in veterinary medicine; however, it is a commonly accepted practice for veterinarians to prescribe this medication for dogs and cats. Compounding is beneficial in instances where a specific dosage is unavailable or in different forms to make it easier to dose your pet. Benazepril requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

For:

Dogs and Cats

Benefits:

  • Treats heart failure, high blood pressure, and some forms of kidney disease in dogs and cats
  • Dilates the veins and decreases fluid retention

How does Benazepril work?

Benazepril is an ACE inhibitor used to dilate blood vessels in the treatment of high blood pressure, congestive heart failure and some types of kidney disease in dogs and cats.

Cautions:

Do not stop giving this medication without your veterinarian's approval. A missed dose can result in a sudden rise in blood pressure.

Benazepril Compounded Directions:

  • The below dosage amounts are recommendations only. Always follow the amount prescribed by your veterinarian.
Tip:

Benazepril can be given with or without food.

Benazepril Compounded Dosage:

Benazepril Compounded Dosage for Cats
Weight Dosage
All weights 0.1-0.45 mg/lb once a day
Benazepril Compounded Dosage for Dogs
Weight Dosage
All weights 0.1-0.2 mg/lb 1-2 times a day
Benazepril Compounded Dosage for Horses
Horses
Do not use!

Storage:

Store in a tightly sealed container at room temperature, away from excess moisture or heat.

What is a Compounded Medication?

A compounded medication is the creation of a particular medication to fit the unique needs of a patient, including changing the form of the medication (e.g., from a solid pill to a liquid) for a variety reasons (e.g., to make it easier to take, to avoid a non-essential ingredient, to obtain the exact dose needed, adding favorite flavors).

If you are having difficulty giving your pet prescribed medication or need to find a discontinued medication, 1-800-PetMeds offers compounding services on select medications. We can prepare the following: (1) custom strength quantities of a medication (as capsules, liquid, chewable tablets, or transdermal (absorbed through the skin); (2) dosage forms to mask bitter or unpleasant taste (such as capsules or chewable tablets that can also be flavored); (3) dosage forms to make it easier to dose your pet such as a transdermal or liquid (that can also be flavored); and (4) discontinued products such as cisapride or DES.

What is Benazepril Compounded?

Benazepril is a prescription medication used in dogs and cats for the treatment of heart failure, high blood pressure, and some forms of kidney disease. Benazepril is not FDA approved for use in veterinary medicine; however, it is a commonly accepted practice for veterinarians to prescribe this medication for dogs and cats. Compounding is beneficial in instances where a specific dosage is unavailable or in different forms to make it easier to dose your pet. Benazepril requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

For:

Dogs and Cats

Benefits:

  • Treats heart failure, high blood pressure, and some forms of kidney disease in dogs and cats
  • Dilates the veins and decreases fluid retention

How does Benazepril work?

Benazepril is an ACE inhibitor used to dilate blood vessels in the treatment of high blood pressure, congestive heart failure and some types of kidney disease in dogs and cats.

Cautions:

Do not stop giving this medication without your veterinarian's approval. A missed dose can result in a sudden rise in blood pressure.

Benazepril Compounded Directions:

  • The below dosage amounts are recommendations only. Always follow the amount prescribed by your veterinarian.
Tip:

Benazepril can be given with or without food.

Benazepril Compounded Dosage:

Benazepril Compounded Dosage for Cats
Weight Dosage
All weights 0.1-0.45 mg/lb once a day
Benazepril Compounded Dosage for Dogs
Weight Dosage
All weights 0.1-0.2 mg/lb 1-2 times a day
Benazepril Compounded Dosage for Horses
Horses
Do not use!

Storage:

Store in a tightly sealed container at room temperature, away from excess moisture or heat.

What is a Compounded Medication?

A compounded medication is the creation of a particular medication to fit the unique needs of a patient, including changing the form of the medication (e.g., from a solid pill to a liquid) for a variety reasons (e.g., to make it easier to take, to avoid a non-essential ingredient, to obtain the exact dose needed, adding favorite flavors).

If you are having difficulty giving your pet prescribed medication or need to find a discontinued medication, 1-800-PetMeds offers compounding services on select medications. We can prepare the following: (1) custom strength quantities of a medication (as capsules, liquid, chewable tablets, or transdermal (absorbed through the skin); (2) dosage forms to mask bitter or unpleasant taste (such as capsules or chewable tablets that can also be flavored); (3) dosage forms to make it easier to dose your pet such as a transdermal or liquid (that can also be flavored); and (4) discontinued products such as cisapride or DES.