Who should not take CAPTOPRIL?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • high levels of potassium in the blood
  • inherited disorder of continuing episodes of swelling
  • a reduction in the body's resistance to infection
  • decreased function of bone marrow
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • narrowing of the aortic heart valve
  • renal artery stenosis
  • low blood pressure
  • decreased kidney function
  • cough
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • recipient of organ transplant
  • pregnancy
  • brain blood flow problem
  • hemodialysis with high-flux membrane

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