Capoten 25mg

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About Capoten 25mg

Capoten 25mg Tablet is an antihypertensive drug. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension) and other disorders such as congestive heart failure and diabetic kidney disease. Each tablet of Capoten 25mg contains the active ingredient Captopril. 

How effective is Capoten 25mg?

Capoten 25mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called ACE Inhibitors. It is used to treat heart failure, hypertension and kidney disease caused by diabetes known as diabetic nephropathy. Capoten 25mg  drug is also used after a heart attack to improve patient survival. 

Capoten 25mg works by inhibiting the activity of an enzyme (angiotensin-converting enzyme) which is responsible for the constriction of blood vessels. By causing relaxation of the blood vessels, Capoten 25mg lowers the blood pressure and causes blood to flow more easily through the vessels. 

Can I buy Capoten 25mg in Pakistan?

You can now buy Capoten 25mg Tablets online from emeds Pharmacy by simply completing the online ordering process. There is no particular need for you to physically visit a pharmacy or book an appointment with a doctor as you can safely and securely have medicines delivered to your home or another choice of location. If you have any query relating to ordering Capoten 25mg Tablets online via our website, feel free to contact us on 0311 113 6337 where a qualified member of the team will be available to assist you.

What dose should I choose?

For the treatment of high blood pressure in adults, the usual initial dose is 1 tablet (25 mg) taken orally twice or thrice per day. Your doctor may increase the dose after 1-2 weeks. 

For the treatment of congestive heart failure in adults, the usual initial dose is 1 tablet (25 mg) taken orally twice or thrice per day. 

For the management of heart problems following a heart attack, the usual initial dose is half a tablet (12.5 mg) taken orally thrice per day. The dose is gradually increased to 2 tablets (50 mg) thrice per day. 

Capoten 25mg should be taken an hour prior to having a meal. 

What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Capoten 25mg?

Not all individuals taking this drug experience any side-effects. Some side-effects may be temporary and disappear on their own as your body becomes adjusted to the drug. 

Some common and uncommon side-effects include:

  • Dry mouth
  • Loss of appetite
  • Changed sense of taste
  • Dry cough
  • Decrease in sex drive
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting

If you experience any side-effects that persist or worsen or any unusual symptoms, contact your doctor immediately.

Do not use Capoten 25mg if you are pregnant or allergic to the active ingredient or excipients (listed on the information leaflet enclosed in the packaging) present in the drug. 

Notify your doctor about any prescription/non-prescription drugs you may be taking. 

If you are breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist at emeds Pharmacy before using this drug.

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