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Sunday, October 4, 2015

Captopril ( ACE Inhibitor ) ::


Captopril is an ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for Angiotensin Converting Enzyme. Captopril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, kidney problems caused by diabetes, and to improve survival after a heart attack.
Indication
1. Hypertension
2. Heart Failure
3. Left Ventricular Dysfunction After Myocardial Infarction
4. Diabetic Nephropathy

Side Effects
1. Cough
2. Flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling)
3. Numbness, tingling, or burning pain in your hands or feet;
4. Loss of taste sensation
5. Mild skin itching or rash.
6. Stomach pain
7. Difficulty breathing