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Capoten Coupon - Capoten 100mg tablet

Captopril

Captopril (Capoten) is a moderately priced drug is used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic captopril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare ACE inhibitors.
Capoten Coupon - Capoten 100mg tablet
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Capoten Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Check your blood pressure as directed. Ask your doctor or health care professional what your blood pressure should be and when you should contact him or her. Call your doctor or health care professional if you notice an irregular or fast heart beat.

Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious side effects to an unborn child. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information.

Check with your doctor or health care professional if you get an attack of severe diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, or if you sweat a lot. The loss of too much body fluid can make it dangerous for you to take this medicine.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this drug affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol can make you more drowsy and dizzy. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

Avoid salt substitutes unless you are told otherwise by your doctor or health care professional.

Do not treat yourself for coughs, colds, or pain while you are taking this medicine without asking your doctor or health care professional for advice. Some ingredients may increase your blood pressure.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common

Chest pain

cloudy urine

fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

Rare

Arm, back, or jaw pain

bloody urine

chest discomfort

chest tightness or heaviness

decreased blood pressure

decreased or increased frequency or amount of urine

dilated neck veins

increased thirst

irregular breathing

large, hive-like swelling on face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

loss of appetite

low blood pressure

lower back or side pain

nausea

paleness or cold feeling in fingertips and toes

sweating

swelling of face, fingers, feet, or lower legs

tingling or pain in fingers or toes when exposed to cold

troubled breathing or wheezing

unusual tiredness or weakness

vomiting

weight gain

Incidence not known

Bleeding gums

bloody, black, or tarry stools

blurred vision

chills

confusion

cough

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly

high fever

painful or difficult urination

pale skin

pinpoint red spots on skin

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips or in mouth

swollen glands

unusual bleeding or bruising

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

Change in taste

feeling of warmth

itching skin

loss of taste

rash

redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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