Trade name: Capotril H
Strength: Captopril 25 mg, hydrochlorothiazide 15 mg
Active ingredient: Captopril and hydrochlorothiazide
Category: Captopril is an ACE inhibitor (angiotensin converting enzyme). Hydrochlorothiazide belongs to thiazide diuretic (water pill)
Pregnancy category: Captopril belongs to US FDA pregnancy category D (Positive evidence of risk). Hydrochlorothiazide belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B (D if used to treat pregnancy-induced hypertension)
Uses: Capotril H tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
How to use: Take Capotril H tablet orally 1 hour before meals. You need to drink plenty of water while taking this medication. Your blood pressure need to be checked often while taking this medication. High blood pressure has no symptoms, keep using this medicine even you feel better for full course of treatment.
Side Effects: Cough, dizziness or lightheadedness, taste changes, rash, itching
Dosage: One tablet daily containing captopril 25 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 15 mg
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: September 02nd, 2016
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