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Capoten (Captopril) - Reviews, Ratings, Comments by Patients

 
 



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Below are Capoten (Captopril) reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 1 ratings/reviews, Capoten has an overall score of 1. The effectiveness score is 4 and the side effect score is 4. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.
 

Capoten review by 57 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Marginally Effective
Side effects:   Severe Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   High blood Pressure
Dosage & duration:   50 mg taken three times a day for the period of 8 months
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   Propanolol, HCTZ
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Lower blood pressure
Side effects:   I developed an intractable cough, and a post nasal drip. Cough worsened daily to the point that I was unable to speak any full sentence without either a coug,h or tears coming to my eyes in an effort to not cough.
Comments:   Capoten was to be taken 150 mg daily - in divided doses. Propanolol was 20 mg twice a day, and the Hydrochlorothiazide was to be 12.5 mg daily. Blood pressure baseline was 180's over 110. Resultant decrease was to 150s over 105. Stopping the Capoten relieved the cough after about 3 weeks of being off the medication.
 


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