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Legs swelling, red marks across neck, chest, arms. Burning, itching. Prescribed Benazepril. Having reaction. Solution?

my mother s legs are swelling and she has red marks across her neck, chest and arms and they are burning and itching. Ice seems to be helping a little. her normal medications are hydrochlorothiazide 25mg, prevastatin 40 mg, phenytoin 600 mg daily. She has recently been prescribed benazepril 20 mg and i believe she is having a reaction. what would be my best plan of action?
Asked On : Tue, 26 Mar 2013
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okay any of the drugs like phenytoin thiazide or benazepril can cause painful skin rash burning....okay either you can stop all medicine except replace phenytoin with epival and wait a week if rash goes away add one by one or
get another sister of benazepril.......'
till now start using loratindine and calamine lotion if possible use tooth paste(home remedy and a little bit of air
take care
Answered: Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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