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Are there any risks in using captopril?

There are several risks associated with using captopril, most of which come from side effects and allergic reactions to the drug. Side effects of captopril may include: low blood pressure, fast heartbeat, cough, loss or change of taste or excessive tiredness. Additionally, captopril users may experience lightheadedness while they adjust to this medication. Be sure to tell your doctor if you experience any unwanted reactions when taking captopril.

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