Generic ingredients: Captopril, Hydrochlorothiazide
Captopril is an ACE inhibitor that controls high blood pressure (hypertension) by relaxing blood vessels. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic. High blood pressure can damage the blood vessels of the brain, heart, and kidneys, resulting in a stroke, heart failure, or kidney failure. By lowering blood pressure, captopril; hydrochlorothiazide can help reduce your risk of having damage to your kidneys, heart, or other organs. Captopril is in a class of medications called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It works by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly. Hydrochlorothiazide is in a class of medications called diuretics ('water pills'). It works by causing the kidneys to get rid of unneeded water and salt from the body into the urine.
Uses of Capozide
Side Effects of Capozide
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Capozide. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Capozide:
Drug Interaction :-Capozide may intensify the effects of alcohol. Do not drink alcohol while taking Capozide. If Capozide is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Capozide with the following:
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately. The symptoms of Capozide overdose may include:
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