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Captopril (Capoten) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Captopril  (Capoten) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Capoten?

captopril

What is the Trade Name for captopril?

Capoten

What are the Indications of Captopril (Capoten) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

hypertension, management of CHF, decrease progression of DM neuropathy

What are the Actions of Captopril (Capoten) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

block conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II, increases renin levels and decreases aldosterone
leading to vasodilation

What is the Therapeutic Class of Captopril (Capoten) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antihypertensives

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Captopril (Capoten) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

ACE Inhibitor

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Date Published - Sep 27, 2017
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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