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When medicines such as potassium supplements or aspirin are taken together with Capoten, problems can occur. Interactions with Capoten may potentially cause a significant decrease in blood pressure, increased drug levels in your blood, or increased risk for infections. Other medicines that may interfere with Capoten include potassium-sparing supplements, injectable gold, and lithium.

An Introduction to Interactions With Capoten

Capoten® (captopril) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of these Capoten drug interactions can include:
 
 
  
 
  
  • Potassium-containing products, such as:
     
    • Potassium chloride (K-Dur®, Klor-Con®, Micro-K®)
    • Potassium citrate (Urocit-K®, Polycitra-K®)
    • Potassium gluconate
    • Potassium phosphate (Neutra-Phos-K®, K-Phos®)
    • Salt substitutes (used to flavor food)
 
 
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