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MiPet Benazapet Tablets

Mipet Benazapet tablets belong to a group of medicines called Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors. They are prescribed for the treatment of congestive heart failure in dogs and for the reduction of proteinuria associated with chronic kidney disease in cats.

 

Description

MiPet Benazapet tablets belong to a group of medicines called Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors. They are prescribed for the treatment of congestive heart failure in dogs and for the reduction of proteinuria associated with chronic kidney disease in cats.

Benazapet should be given orally once daily with or without food. The duration of the treatment is unlimited.

 

Benazapet 2.5mg tablets for cats and dogs contain 2.5mg benazepril hydrochloride. The tablets are beige, ovaloid and scored on both sides. The tablets can be dived into halves.

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

Benazapet 20mg tablets for dogs contain 20mg benazepril hydrochloride. The tablets are beige to light brown, ovaloid and scored on both sides.

 

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 or cats because the safety of benazepril hydrochloride has not been established during pregnancy or lactation in these species.

 

Directions

MiPet Benazapet 2.5mg tablets for dogs and cats 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 and cats.

In 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 2.5mg
Weight of Dog (kg) Standard Dose Double Dose
2.5 – 5 0.5 tablet 1 tablet
>5 – 10 1 tablet 2 tablets
>10 – 20
>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 body weight if judges necessary and advised by the veterinary surgeon.Always follow the dosing instructions given by the veterinary surgeon.

In cats, MiPet Benazapet should be administered orally at a minimum does of 0.5mg (range 0.5-1.0 benazepril hydrochloride/kg body weight once daily according to the following table:

MiPet Benazapet 2.5mg
Weight of Cat (kg) Dose
2.5 – 5 1 tablet
>5 – 10 2 tablets

Each time an unused half tablet is stored it should be returned to the open blisterspace, inserted back into the cardboard box and kept in a safe place out of reach of children.

For oral use only.

MiPet Benazapet 5mg and 20mg tablets 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 and cats. 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 tables:

MiPet Benazapet 5 mg
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

 

MiPet Benazapet 20 mg
Weight of Dog (kg) Standard Dose Double Dose
5 – 10
>10 – 20
>20 – 40 0.5 tablet 1 tablet
>40 – 80 1 tablet 2 tablets

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 body weight if judged necessary by the veterinary surgeon.

Always follow the dosing instructions given by the veterinary surgeon.

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

MiPet Benazapet 5 mg
Weight of Cat (kg) Dose
2.5 – 5 0.5 tablet
>5 – 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.

Ingredients

MiPet Benazapet 2.5 mg Tablets for cats and dogs contains Benazepril Hydrochloride 2.5 mg

MiPet Benazapet 5 mg Tablets for Dogs contain Benazepril Hydrochloride 5.0 mg

MiPet Benazapet 20 mg Tablets for Dogs contains Benazepril Hydrochloride 20 mg

Do not store above 25°C.

Store in a dry place.

Return half tablet to blister pocket and store in original carton, use at next administration.

Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste materials derived from such veterinary medicinal product should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.