Capoten Medication - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: Captopril
Capoten is in a class of drugs known as angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors). Captopril is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It decreases certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently. High blood pressure levels can damage your kidneys, and may lead to a stroke or heart failure. Captopril also can help to treat heart failure and certain kidney disorders.
Uses of Capoten
Side Effects of Capoten
If you are taking this medication, then discuss the side effects with your doctor. If you feel any change in intensity, then you should tell your doctor. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Capoten. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Capoten:
Drug Interaction :-
If you are taking certain drugs with Capoten, then it may decreased, increased or altered the effects of Capoten medicine. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Capoten with the following:
When you are taking Capoten, and you feel that overdose is suspected then contact your doctor immediately. Symptoms of an Capoten overdose may include:-
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