CAPOTEN 25MG TAB
Captopril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes heart attacks and kidney problems. It is also used to treat heart failure protect the kidneys from harm due to diabetes and to improve survival after a heart attack.
Captopril is an ACE inhibitor and works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.
Dizziness lightheadedness or loss of taste may occur as your body adjusts to the medication. Dry cough may also occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: