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Is captopril safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Women who are pregnant should not take captopril because it has been shown to harm a developing fetus. Those who are nursing should also avoid captopril since it can be passed to the child through breast milk. Talk to your doctor if you're already taking captopril and become pregnant.

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