MiPet Benazapet 5mg (Pack of 56)


MiPet Benazapet tablets belong to a group of medicines called Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors. They are prescribed by for the treatment of congestive heart failure in dogs.

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Benazapet 5mg tablets for dogs contain 5mg benazepril hydrochloride. The tablets are beige to light brown, ovaloid and scored on both sides.

MiPet Benazapet should be given orally once daily with or without food. The duration of the treatment is unlimited. The tablets are flavoured and are taken voluntarily by most dogs.

MiPet Benazapet should be administered orally at a minimum dose of 0.25mg (range 0.25-0.5) benazepril hydrochloride/kg body weight once daily, according to the following table:

MiPet Benazapet 5mg

Weight of Dog (kg)

Standard Dose

Double Dose

5 - 10

0.5 tablet

1 tablet

>10 - 20

1 tablet

2 tablets

>20 - 40



>40 - 80



In dogs with congestive heart failure, the dose may be doubled, still administered once daily, to a minimum dose of 0.5mg (range 0.5 “ 1.0) benazepril hydrochloride/kg bodyweight if judged necessary by the veterinary surgeon.

In cats MiPet Benazapet should be administered daily at a minimum dose of 0.5mg (range .05-1.0) banazepril hydrochloride/kg body weight once daily according to the following table:

MiPet Benazapet 5 mg

Weight of Cat (kg)


2.5 to 5

0.5 tablet

>5 to 10

1 tablet

Each time an unused half tablet is stored, it should be returned to the open blister space, inserted back into the cardboard box and kept in a safe place out of reach of children.Always follow the dosing instructions given by the veterinary surgeon.

Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance benazepril hydrochloride or to any of the excipients.

Do not use in case of hypotension (low blood pressure), hypovolemia (low blood volume), hyponatraemia or acute renal failure.

Do not use in cases of cardiac output failure due to aortic or pulmonary stenosis.

Do not use in pregnant or lactating dogs because the safety of benazepril hydrochloride has not been established during pregnancy or lactation in these species.