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Fortekor (Benazepril) 5mg (28 Tablets) Prescription Required


Active Ingredients: Each tablet contains 5mg benazepril hydrochloride.

Manufacturer: Elanco Animal Health.

Prescription Medicine:

This is a prescription medicine, it is only available only under an approved veterinary authorisation. Please ensure that you have read the  "Order Prescription Medication" page before ordering this item.

All prescription medicines on the Your Pet PA website are purchased through veterinary wholesalers the same as those used by your Vet. All our products are ACVM or NZULM listed and identical to those used by your Veterinary Surgeon. Please call or email us if you have any queries about any of the products on our site.

* Prescription Animal Remedy (PAR) Class 1. For use under the authority or prescription of a veterinarian. Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997.

ACVM # A007772



Commonly asked questions about Fortekor:

What is Fortekor?
Fortekor is a prescription medication that lowers blood pressure by helping relax veins and arteries. High blood pressure makes the heart work harder. This can cause damage to the heart and arteries. Over time, this can cause damage or malfunctioning of the brain, heart, and kidneys.

Why do cats and dogs use Fortekor?
Fortekor may be prescribed to treat high blood pressure, as a vasodilator for treating heart failure, or as additional treatment for chronic kidney failure.

What else should I know about Fortekor?
Treats high blood pressure. Well-tolerated by most pets. Your dog or cat may need regular blood pressure checks and lab tests will taking Fortekor.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Fortekor?
Fortekor has few side effects. The most common side effects include some stomach upset, lack of appetite, vomiting, and diarrhoea. Notify your veterinarian if vomiting or diarrhoea persists or is severe. Notify your veterinarian if your pet is extremely tired or appears dizzy (uncoordinated). Other side effects may occur. Contact your veterinarian if you notice anything unusual.

How do you use Fortekor?
Give Fortekor by mouth as directed by your veterinarian. Do not stop giving Fortekor or reduce the dosage without talking to your veterinarian.

What is in Fortekor?
The active ingredient in Fortekor is Benazepril Hydrochloride. Benazepril Hydrochloride is a second-generation angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitor.
ACE inhibitors prevent the body from making an enzyme that narrows blood vessels.

Prescription Medications

Your PetPA facilitates the supply of restricted veterinary medicines (veterinary prescriptions) and is approved to do so by the Ministry of Primary Industries. When purchasing prescription medication through Your PetPA you know that:

  • All prescription medication supplied is sourced from New Zealand veterinary wholesalers.
  • All prescription medication available is registered with the New Zealand Government under the ACVM Act 1997 (Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines).

All prescription medication listed on the Your PetPA website is available for supply on acceptance of your order by our team and on receipt of the original prescription.