Capoten

Active Ingredient(s): Captopril
FDA Approved: * April 6, 1981
Pharm Company: * PAR PHARM
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Capoten Overview

Captopril, sold under the trade name Capoten, is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor used for the treatment of hypertension and some types of congestive heart failure. Captopril was discovered in 1977.[1] It was the first ACE inhibitor developed and was considered a breakthrough both because of its novel mechanism of action and also because of the revolutionary development process.[2] Captopril was discovered and developed at E. R. Squibb & Son...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Captopril
  • Tablet: 100mg, 12.5mg, 150mg, 25mg, 37.5mg, 50mg, 75mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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