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Captopril: Oral tablet

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  • Daily life interactions

Available Strengths
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Captopril 100mg Tab
Wockhardt USA, LLC
Pill Identification: W 905 
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Captopril 50mg Tab
Wockhardt USA, LLC
Pill Identification: W 904 
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Captopril 12.5mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: N 132  |  12.5
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Captopril 25mg Tab
Wockhardt USA, LLC
Pill Identification: W 903 
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Captopril 100mg Tab
Mova Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: MOVA  |  100 M10
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Captopril 100mg Tab
Legacy Packaging
Pill Identification: W 905 
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Captopril 50mg Tab
Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging, LLC
Pill Identification: W 904 
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Captopril 12.5mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M C1 
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Captopril 25mg Tab
Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging, LLC
Pill Identification: W 903 
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Captopril 12.5mg Tab
Legacy Pharmaceutical Packaging, LLC
Pill Identification: W 902 
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Captopril 25mg Tab
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: WW 172 
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Captopril 25mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M C2 
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Captopril 12.5mg Tab
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: E 121 
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Captopril 12.5mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Pill Identification: M C1 
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Captopril 12.5mg Tab
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: W-7 
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Captopril 100mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M C4 
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Captopril 100mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 98 
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Captopril 50mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 97 
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Captopril 100mg Tab
West-Ward Pharmaceutical
Pill Identification: WW 174 
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Captopril 50mg Tab
West-Ward Pharmaceutical
Pill Identification: WW 173 
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Captopril 25mg Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: AP 7046 
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Captopril 12.5mg Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: AP  |  7045
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Captopril 50mg Tab
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: WW 173 
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Captopril 50mg Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: AP 7047 
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Captopril 100mg Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: AP 7048 
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Captopril 12.5mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 91 
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Captopril 25mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 92 
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Captopril 12.5mg Tab
West-Ward Pharmaceutical
Pill Identification: W-7 
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Captopril 25mg Tab
West-Ward Pharmaceutical
Pill Identification: WW 172 
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Captopril 12.5mg Tab
Wockhardt USA, LLC
Pill Identification: W 902 
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Captopril 25mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: N 133 
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Captopril 100mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: N 135  |  100
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Captopril 50mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: N 134  |  50
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Captopril 25mg Tab
Mova Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: MOVA 25 
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Captopril 50mg Tab
Mova Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: MOVA  |  50 M05
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Captopril 25mg Tab
Mylan Institutional LLC formerly UDL Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: M C2 
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Captopril 12.5mg Tab
Mylan Institutional LLC formerly UDL Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: M C1 
How This Drug Works
ACE Inhibitors
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, or ACE inhibitors, help relax blood vessels and balance body fluids. They prevent ACE enzyme from causing damage to the body.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, or ACE inhibitors, help relax blood vessels and balance body fluids. They prevent ACE enzyme from causing damage to the body. "ACE" attaches itself to Angiotensin I to make Angiotensin II. Angiotensin II is a hormone that attaches to receptor sites in blood vessel walls and causes the blood vessels to tighten. ACE inhibitors, like the ACE enzyme, can also attach to angiotensin I, but instead they block angiotensin I from making angiotensin II, and allow more blood to flow through the vessels. This means that the heart doesn't have to work as hard.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Captopril: Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

CAPTOPRIL (KAP toe pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is used to treat heart damage after a heart attack. It can also slow the progression of kidney disease in diabetic patients.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Capoten: Oral tablet

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Captopril: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
54.36%
45.64%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.67%
2.85%
22.15%
74.33%
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