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RM CAPTOPRIL 25 MG TAB

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor

Contents

Each tablet contains:

 

Captopril 25 mg

Price

(Vat-exempted)

P 10.71

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Product Details

What is this medicine used for?

Hypertension

  • Asmonotherapy or as a component of a multiple-drug regimen in the stepped care approach.

 

Heart Failure

  • Treatment of chronic heart failure with reduction of systolic ventricular function, in combination with diuretics and, when appropriate, digitalis and beta-blockers

 

Left Ventricular Dysfunction After Myocardial Infarction

  • To improve survival following myocardial infarction in clinically stable patients with left ventricular dysfunction manifested as an ejection fraction ≤40% and to reduce the incidence of overt heart failure and subsequent hospitalizations for congestive heart failure in these patients.

 

Diabetic Nephropathy

  • Treatment of macroproteinuric diabetic nephropathy in patients with Type I diabetes.

 

  How much and how often should you use this medicine?

General Dosing Recommendation:

  • Captopril should be taken one hour before meals.
  • Dosage must be individualized according to patient’s profile and blood pressure response.

Hypertension

Usual Initial Dose: 25 mg two or three times a day

Heart Failure

Usual Initial Dose: 25 mg three times a day

Left Ventricular Dysfunction after Myocardial Infarction

  • Initial Dose:  After a single dose of 6.25 mg, captopril therapy should be initiated at 12.5 mg three times a day.
  • Maintenance Dose: 50 mg three times a day

 

Contraindications

  • Hypersensitivity to Captopril or any other ingredient
  • Diagnosed with angioneurotic edema
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding: may cause injury or death of the developing fetus
  • Antacids such as aluminum hydroxide, magnesium carbonate: impair absorption of the medicine
  • Aurothiomalate: facial flushing, vomiting, low blood pressure
  • Lithium: increased risk of lithium toxicity

 

Availability

Captopril 25 mg Tablet–Box of 100’s  (in flex foil by 10’s)