Drug InteractionsAltace can potentially interact with a number of medications (see Altace Drug Interactions for more information).
What Should I Tell My Doctor Before Taking Altace?Talk to your healthcare provider prior to taking the drug if you have:
- Heart disease, including congestive heart failure, aortic stenosis, or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
- Liver disease, including cirrhosis
- Kidney disease or kidney failure
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus or SLE)
- A personal or family history of angioedema, which is swelling under the skin
- Any allergies, including allergies to ACE inhibitors, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Altace and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding
- Are on dialysis
- Will be undergoing surgery or anesthesia.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Do not take any salt substitutes containing potassium without first discussing it with your healthcare provider.
(Click Altace Precautions and Warnings for more information, including information on who should not take the drug.)
What If I Take an Overdose?People who take too much Altace may have overdose symptoms that could include an extremely low blood pressure. If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Altace Overdose for more information.)