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Who Should Not Take Captopril?

You should not take captopril if:
 
  • You are allergic to captopril, Capoten, or any inactive component used to make the medicines. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients.
  • You have a history of angioedema related to previous ACE inhibitor treatment.
  • You have hereditary or idiopathic angioedema.
     

Warnings and Precautions With Captopril: A Summary

There are a number of situations in which captopril should not be taken, as well as several warnings and precautions with captopril that people should be aware of. However, it is possible that not all warnings and precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about any that may apply to you.
 
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