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Acezide (Captopril) Drug Price and Information

Captopril (Acezide) is an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE inhibitor), prescribed for high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction and kidney problems caused by diabetes.  It decreases certain chemicals actions that tighten the blood vessels.

Acezide - Wockhardt Limited

Acezide  Tablet  

Generic : Captopril
10 Tablets
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Acezide (Captopril) from Wockhardt Limited


Medical condition(s) for which Acezide may be prescribed

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The recommended dose is 25-150 mg two or three times daily. The maximum dose is 450 mg daily.

Side effects of Acezide

Heart : Fast heart rate, chest pain, heart attack, congestive heart failure, stroke, low blood pressure and fainting.

Body as a whole : Allergic reactions.

General : Weakness and breast enlargement in males, taste disturbances.

Skin : Rash, itching, redness, skin disorders and scaling.

Gastrointestinal : Inflammation of pancreas/tongue and difficulty in swallowing.

Blood : Anemia.

Liver : Jaundice and liver inflammation.

Metabolic : Electrolyte disturbances.

Musculoskeletal : Muscle pain and weakness.

Central Nervous System : In coordination, confusion, depression, nervousness and drowsiness.

Respiratory : Asthma, nose inflammation and lung disorder.

Eye : Blurred vision.

Genitourinary : Impotence.

How to use Acezide?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach, 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.


When Should Acezide not be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity.


Warnings and Precautions for Acezide

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of swelling of the lips, eyes or tongue, poor blood circulation, diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breast feeding.

It may cause dizziness or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.

Monitor blood pressure, blood potassium or other electrolyte levels and urine tests regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Acezide

It may not work as well in black patients.

Storage Conditions for Acezide

Store it at room temperature 15 o to 30° C.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

♦ Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA

Acezide(Captopril) : Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does Acezide cause Dizziness?

A: Yes, Acezide can cause dizziness or lightheadedness. It is not advisable to operate heavy machinery or drive a motor vehicle (1 Trusted Source

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Q: Is Acezide safe to take during pregnancy?

A: Acezide is not recommended during pregnancy. Consult a healthcare professional before taking Acezide if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant because it may harm the fetus (1 Trusted Source

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Q: When is the best time of day to take Acezide?

A: Acezide is usually taken twice a day on an empty stomach, one hour before a meal. Take it at the same time(s) every day (1 Trusted Source

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Q: Does Acezide protect the kidneys?

A: Acezide, an ACE inhibitor, is used to treat diabetes-related kidney problems. It has been shown to protect against diabetic and non-diabetic renal injuries (2 Trusted Source
Captopril alleviates hypertension-induced renal damage, inflammation, and NF-κB activation

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Q: Can Acezide cause heart failure?

A: Acezide helps to reduce the risk of heart failure. It appears to have a protective effect on the heart and slow the progression of heart failure (3 Trusted Source

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  • 1. Captopril - (https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682823.html )
  • 2. Captopril alleviates hypertension-induced renal damage, inflammation, and NF-κB activation - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6125835/ )
  • 3. Captopril - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK535386/ )
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