Capoten Precautions and Warnings

An awareness of Capoten precautions and warnings before starting the medicine can help ensure a safe treatment process. Potential side effects include swelling of the head and neck, allergic reactions, and extreme low blood pressure. Other Capoten precautions and warnings pertain to women who are pregnant or nursing and people who are allergic to the drug or to any of the components used to make it.

Capoten: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Capoten® (captopril) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Captopril and Pregnancy)
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Are on dialysis
  • Will be undergoing surgery or anesthesia.
     
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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