The dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- Your age
- The medical condition being treated
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may be currently taking.
As with any medication, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Captopril Dosing for more information.)
Captopril can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Captopril).
People who take too much captopril may have overdose symptoms that could include extremely low blood pressure.
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Captopril Overdose for more information.)
This medication should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep captopril and all medications out of the reach of children.
If you do not take your captopril as scheduled, take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed one and continue with normal dosing. Never take a double dose!