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Captopril (Capoten)

(KAP-toe-pril)

Captopril (Capoten) belongs to a class of medicines known as angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors.

It is used to treat mild to severe high blood pressure as well as congestive heart failure.

Captopril is given by mouth as a tablet and is also available as an oral suspension.

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 11/2013