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What are the side effects of captopril and hydrochlorothiazide?

Serious side effects of captopril-hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) include: chest pain, breathing problems, lightheadedness, faintness, swollen glands, muscle cramps, dizziness, unusual bruising or bleeding, yellowing of the eyes and skin, cough, nausea and vomiting, confusion, problems with urination, flu-like symptoms, high or low potassium levels, blistering of the skin and increased gout pain. Seek medical attention if you experience any of these side effects. Less serious side effects include: itchy skin, muscle stiffness or pain, joint pain, rash, headaches, blurred vision and a change in your ability to taste. Contact your doctor if any of these side effects are persistent or troubling. An allergic reaction to captopril-HCTZ is serious and requires immediate medical attention. Signs include: hives, difficulty breathing, acute stomach pain and swelling of the face, tongue, lips or throat.

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