Side Effects of Captopril

Serious Side Effects of Captopril

Some side effects of captopril should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Unexplained swelling of the head or neck (including the face, lips, tongue, or throat)
  • Unexplained swelling of the hands and/or feet
  • Unexplained skin rash
  • Itching
  • Unexplained blisters or peeling of the skin
  • Wheezing
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting spells
  • Stomach pain, with or without vomiting
  • Any symptoms that might suggest an infection, such as a fever or sore throat
  • Decrease in the amount of urine produced.
     

Rare Side Effects With Captopril

Rare side effects of captopril occur in less than 2 percent of people. Given how uncommon they occur, however, it can be difficult to determine whether these side effects are actually caused by the medication or by something else.
 
Some of these rare but possible side effects include but are not limited to:
 
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