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While captopril may be removed from the adult circulation by hemodialysis, there is inadequate data concerning the effectiveness of hemodialysis for removing it from the circulation of neonates or children. Peritoneal dialysis is not effective for removing captopril; there is no information concerning exchange transfusion for removing captopril from the general circulation.
CAPOTEN is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to this product or any other angiotensinconverting enzyme inhibitor (e.g., a patient who has experienced angioedema during therapy with any other ACE inhibitor).
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/7/2015
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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