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Why has my veterinarian prescribed this medicine?

Captopril is an angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor (ACE inhibitor) that is used to lower blood pressure and to improve heart function.


How do I give this medication?captopril-1

"If you are allergic to sulfa drugs, handle this medication cautiously."


What do I do if I miss giving a dose?

Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give the pet two doses at once.


How do I store this medicine?


What are the potential side effects?


Are there any possible drug interactions?

"If your pet needs to take captopril and an antacid, separate the administration of the two medicines by at least two hours."

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