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Captopril (Captopril) Drug Price and Information

Captopril 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.

Captopril

  Tablet  
Unicure India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Captopril
 39.60
25mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug Name : Captopril

    Captopril(Capoten) generic Captopril 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.
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    Medical condition(s) for which Captopril 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 Captopril

    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 Captopril?

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

    When Should Captopril not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Captopril

    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 Captopril

    It may not work as well in black patients.

    Storage Conditions for Captopril

    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



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