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What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Capoten 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.
 
Do not take any salt substitutes containing potassium or potassium supplements without first discussing it with your healthcare provider.
 
(Click Capoten Precautions and Warnings for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take Capoten.)
 

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much Capoten may have overdose symptoms that could include extremely low blood pressure.
 
If you happen to overdose on Capoten, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Captopril Overdose for more information.)
 
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