CAPTOPRIL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • cough

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • high levels of potassium in the blood
    • angina, a type of chest pain
    • low blood pressure
    • decreased kidney function
    • joint pain
    • fever
    • a skin rash

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • increased eosinophils in the blood
    • itching
    • taste impairment
    • nausea

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • low amount of sodium in the blood
    • a type of blood disorder with a decrease in all types of blood cells called pancytopenia
    • anemia
    • decreased blood platelets
    • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
    • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
    • a heart attack
    • chronic heart failure
    • Raynaud's phenomenon, a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
    • inflammation of the blood vessels
    • pneumonia with high amount of eosinophil white blood cells
    • bronchospasm
    • liver tissue death
    • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
    • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
    • blockage of normal bile flow
    • acute inflammation of the pancreas
    • a type of kidney inflammation called interstitial nephritis
    • acute kidney failure
    • pemphigus, a type of skin disorder
    • temporary redness of face and neck
    • chest pain
    • elevation of proteins in the urine
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • a type of allergic reaction involving the intestines called intestinal angioedema
    • a type of allergic reaction involving the head and neck called head and neck angioedema
    • fast heartbeat

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • confusion
    • depression
    • blurred vision
    • a painful, red or swollen tongue
    • indigestion
    • the inability to have an erection
    • enlarged breasts
    • muscle weakness
    • muscle pain
    • drowsiness
    • loss of muscle coordination
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • nervousness
    • generalized weakness

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