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How effective is Captopril for High blood pressure?





Summary: 42 Captopril users have rated its effectiveness for High blood pressure.

Overall ratings: 3.3/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5

This is a review of how effective Captopril (captopril) is for High blood pressure and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Captopril

Captopril has active ingredients of captopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Captopril 11,195 users)

High blood pressure

High blood pressure can be treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Hydrochlorothiazide, Norvasc, Amlodipine Besylate, Diovan. (latest reports from High Blood Pressure 328,584 patients)

On Dec, 21, 2014: 42 people are studied for taking Captopril in High blood pressure




Captopril effectiveness for High blood pressure


Long term Captopril effectiveness for High blood pressure

Captopril effectiveness for High blood pressure (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall1616163
Long term
(1+ years)
039113

Gender of people who take Captopril for High blood pressure * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure50.00%50.00%

Age of people who take Captopril for High blood pressure * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure2.38%0.00%0.00%2.38%2.38%9.52%26.19%57.14%

Who find Captopril more effective for High blood pressure?

Gender of people who find Captopril more effective * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure52.63%47.37%

Age of people who find Captopril more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure5.26%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.26%26.32%63.16%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Terrible excessive sweating from hydrochlorothiazide
    I guess I fit the profile of who gets excessive sweating from HCTZ. I am a 65 year old female and suffered from excessive sweating for two years. With just very little exertion, I would pour sweat from the top of my head. It would run into my face and all over my hair. My hair would be ringing wet. I had heavy perspiration in the groin area and down my back also. I had to change clothing 2-3 times a day and wash up or shower that many times also. The doctor tried changing my Cymbalta and put me on Wellbutrin instead. It did absolutely no good. I went off the wellbutrin and back onto the Cymbalta. I did some research and saw that HCTZ could cause excessive sweating. Both my doctor and my pharmacist said that they had never heard of that. I went off the HCTZ, and my sweating stopped almost immediately. My doctor and my pharmacist were very surprised. I'm one of those people who frequently have different reactions to drugs than are typical. If you're having excessive perspiration and are on HCTZ, try going off of it. It just may be the culprit!
  • Avapro back pain and other symptoms along the way.
    Been taking avapro for last 6 years and every now and then a weird symptom surfaces.
    In the begining it was tiredness no energy, then it was several near misses on the hiway because the drug interfered wih my brain/ vision, then unexplained bruising, mental fog,severe thirst,dry cough,not very good bp control, slows urination, and when my dosage was upped I now have middle back pain and front rightside pain ...not diagnosed yet but i feel my gallbladder is acting up.
  • Avoid lisinopril or any ace inhibitor
    This was the only drug I was taking other than low-dose aspirin 3x/week.
    Within 2 days I began coughing, as though something was deep in my lungs; became long severe coughing fits than threw out my back, sore all over. Then began runny nose, exhaustion, occasional mild chest pain. Not connecting the dots, after a month of this I returned to my dr., who prescribed an antibiotic and inhaler, saying I had asthma! After a week starting feeling worse, sore throat and sore lungs from coughing, in bed from exhaustion.
    After reading on-line about identical symptoms from LISINOPRIL, I immediately stopped it; now, 2 weeks later I am beginning to feel better -- cough much better. I am hoping I will be one of the lucky ones who does not have the cough continue. By the way, this drug reduced my bp from 140/100 to 110/80 BUT I'd rather have high bp than take this poison.
    Now I learn than many deaths have resulted from use of Lisinopril. Had this drug caused my death, no one would know my story as I have no relatives to tell it; am assuming many unreported have died and of course are not able to go on-line and tell their story post-death!
    All I can do is ask WHY is this drug allowed to be sold -- even stranger, in my case the drugstore is giving this poison away at no charge -- a first; but WHY?
  • Garcinia and high blood pressure
    I am taking a weight loss pill last couple of days. Last two days after I ate cheese, I had headache and high blood pressure,nausea. Yesterday whole day I had stomach upset, pain, nausea. I am not going to take ot anymore.
  • Bloody semen after taking amlodipine besylate
    Was started on Amlodipine Besylate 11-13-14. Now -not quite three weeks later- I have bloody semen (Hematospermia)ranging from light pink to dark red. It was fine, and normal before. I feel it is the medication causing this.

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    justbeth on Nov, 23, 2014:

    How are your oxygen levels? My legs did that before I was diagnosed with COPD. Not that you need another ailment. You for sure don't need another medication.

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