Captopril 25Mg Tablet – RiteMed
Indications / Uses : Management of HTN, heart failure following MI & diabetic nephropathy.
Administration : Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 1 hr before meals.
Contraindications : History of angioedema associated w/ previous ACE inhibitor therapy; hereditary/idiopathic angioneurotic edema. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions : Head & neck, intestinal angioedema; anaphylactoid reactions during desensitization, high-flux dialysis & lipoprotein apheresis membrane exposure; neutropenia/agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia & anemia; collagen vascular disease, immunosuppressant therapy, treatment w/ allopurinol or procainamide, preexisting impaired renal function. Perform WBC & differential counts prior to therapy, every 2 wk during the 1st 3 mth & periodically thereafter. Bilateral renal-artery stenosis or w/ renal artery stenosis of a solitary kidney. Proteinuria, dual blockade of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, hyperkalemia, DM. Heart failure & excessive BP lowering in patients w/ ischemic CV or cerebrovascular disease. Left ventricular valvular & outflow tract obstruction, cardiogenic shock & hemodynamically significant obstruction, aortic stenosis. Discontinue use when jaundice or marked elevations of hepatic enzymes develop. Persistent nonproductive cough, aggravate hypotension caused during procedures. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Childn.