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Capoten: Oral tablet

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Capoten 50mg Tab
Par Pharmaceuticals, an Endo Company
Pill Identification: CAPOTEN 50 
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Capoten 50mg Tab
Bristol Myers Squibb Co
Pill Identification: CAPOTEN 50 
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Capoten 25mg Tab
Bristol Myers Squibb Co
Pill Identification: CAPOTEN 25 
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Capoten 100mg Tab
Par Pharmaceuticals, an Endo Company
Pill Identification: CAPOTEN 100 
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Capoten 25mg Tab
Par Pharmaceuticals, an Endo Company
Pill Identification: CAPOTEN 25 
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Capoten 25mg Tab
PD-Rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: CAPOTEN 25 
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Capoten 12.5mg Tab
Bristol Myers Squibb Co
Pill Identification: CAPOTEN  |  12.5
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Capoten 12.5mg Tab
Par Pharmaceuticals, an Endo Company
Pill Identification: CAPOTEN  |  12.5
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Capoten 100mg Tab
Bristol Myers Squibb Co
Pill Identification: CAPOTEN 100 
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 Capoten: 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 Generic Drugs : Captopril: Oral tablet

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