Benazepril is an ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme. Benazepril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Benazepril may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Benazepril is a prescription medicine indicated for treatment of high blood pressure. Benazepril is in a class of medicines called ACE inhibitors. Benazepril also treats heart attacks, congestive heart failure and helps prevent retinal and renal complications in patients suffering from diabetes. Benazepril works by relaxing blood vessels, thus helping lower blood pressure.