Active Ingredient(s): Captopril
FDA Approved: * April 6, 1981
Pharm Company: * PAR PHARM
Category: Blood Pressure

Captopril, sold under the brand name Capoten among others, is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor used for the treatment of hypertension and some types of congestive heart failure. Captopril was the first oral ACE inhibitor found for the treatment of hypertension.[2] Unlike beta-blockers, another class of drugs used to treat angina and hypertension, Captopril does not generally impair intellectual or sexual functions. It also does not cause fatigue as associated w... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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