Captopril is a prescription medication that is used to treat a variety of conditions including high blood pressure, kidney problems caused by diabetes, congestive heart failure and to improve survival following a heart attack. Captopril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor drug (ACE inhibitor).
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of captopril include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of captopril:
What should I do if I miss a dose of captopril?
If you miss a dose of captopril, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of captopril?
Captopril is available in strengths of 12.5mg, 25mg, 50mg and 100mg.