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Captopril

Captopril
Captopril is an ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme. Captopril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, kidney problems caused by diabetes, and to improve survival after a heart attack. Captopril may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Captopril
DRUG TYPE
High Blood Press/Heart Disease

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do not use if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant, stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor right away.

If you have diabetes, do not use captopril together with any medication that contains aliskiren (Amturnide, Tekturna, Tekamlo, Valturna).

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