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  • Captopril
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    ACE Inhibitor. Captopril 12.5, 25, 50 mg.
    TABS: 90 x 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg. Max.
    dly. dose: 150 mg. Hypertens: Initial:
    25-50 mg 2 x dly in div. doses. Incr.
    intervals at least 2 wks: 100-150 mg dly
    in div. doses to reach target BP. Heart
    fail: Initial: 6.25-12.5 mg BID or TID.
    Titrat. to maint. dose (75-150 mg dly) at
    intervals of at least 2 wks. depen. on pt.
    response. Type 1 diabet. nephropathy:
    75-100 mg dly in div doses. MI, ren.
    impair., child, adolesc: See lit.
    Hypertens., C.H.F., insulin depend. diabet.
    nephropathy in hypertens./nonhypertens.
    pts. when serum creatinine
    level < 2.5 mg/dl. Left ventric. dysfunct.
    post MI. To improve survival follow. MI in
    clinic. stable pts. with left ventric.
    dysfunct. manifest. as eject. fract. < or
    equals 40% and to reduce incidence of
    overt heart fail. and subseq. hospitalizat.
    for C.H.F. in these patients.
    C/I: Pregn., lact., hypersens., former
    reacts. incl. swell. face, hands, lips,
    tongue of unknown origin. See lit.