Capoten is also used to increase the chances of survival in heart patients as well as people suffering from diabetic kidney problems. It is usually prescribed alone but may also be used with other medication.
Use exactly as prescribed. Capoten must be taken 1 hour before a meal. And if you are taking antacids like Mylanta, then it must be taken at least 2 hours prior to taking Capoten.
If you miss a dose of Capoten then take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule. Never take two doses at the same time.
Store it at room temperature away from moisture in a tightly closed container.
The typical symptoms of a Capoten overdose are Light-headedness or dizziness due to a sudden drop in pressure. Seek medical attention immediately if you suspect an overdose.
If you develop swelling on or around your face while taking the drug then seek medical attention immediately. Use the drug with caution. Do not consume alcohol while taking the drug. If it causes dizziness in you, then do not drive or perform potentially unsafe tasks.
Possible Side Effects
Side effects that may occur while taking this medicine include cough, dizziness or lightheadedness, drowsiness, and taste changes. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. Check with your doctor as soon as possible if you experience severe lightheadedness or fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; prolonged nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea; a change in the amount of your urine; unusual joint pain; or unusual muscle pain, cramps, or weakness. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience swelling of hands, legs, face, lips, eyes, throat, tongue, or trunk; difficulty swallowing or breathing; hoarseness; chest pain; unusual stomach pain; yellowing of the skin or eyes; darkening of your urine; sore throat; or fever. An allergic reaction to this medicine is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, or trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
Do not share this medicine with others for whom it was not prescribed. Do not use this medicine for other health conditions.
If you will be taking this medicine for an extended period of time, be sure to obtain necessary refills before your supply runs out.
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