What should I know about Captopril before taking it?

Before taking captopril, you should be aware of possible side effects and allergic reactions associated with the drug. Possible side effects of captopril may include low blood pressure, rashes, itching, loss or change of taste, and redness on the upper body, including the arms, upper chest, neck, and face. Captopril users may have allergic reactions to the drug if they are receiving wasp or bee venom to treat sting allergies, if they are undertaking kidney dialysis, or if they are allergic or sensitive to similar drugs like Vasotec. If an user of captopril shows any signs of side effects, they should contact their doctor immediately to ensure that it is not a more serious condition.

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