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Capoten is used to treat high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and diabetic nephropathy. It can also help improve survival and decrease the chances of developing congestive heart failure following a heart attack. By blocking the angiotensin-converting enzyme, the drug causes blood vessels to relax, which lowers blood pressure. The medicine comes in tablet form and is available in a number of strengths.
- Controlling high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Relieving symptoms of congestive heart failure
- Improving survival and decreasing the chances of developing congestive heart failure following a heart attack
- Treating diabetic nephropathy.