- Are Capoten and Aceon the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Capoten?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Aceon?
- What Is Capoten?
- What Is Aceon?
- What Drugs Interact with Capoten?
- What Drugs Interact with Aceon?
- How Should Capoten Be Taken?
- How Should Aceon Be Taken?
Are Capoten and Aceon the Same Thing?
What Are Possible Side Effects of Capoten?
Common side effects of Capoten include:
- a dry and persistent cough,
- abdominal pain,
- skin itching or rash,
- sleep problems (insomnia),
- loss of taste,
- loss of appetite,
- dry mouth,
- sores inside your mouth or on your lips,
- numbness in the hands or feet,
- kidney failure and
- increased levels of potassium in the blood.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Aceon?
Common side effects of Aceon include:
- back pain,
- decreased sexual ability, or
- urinating more or less than usual, or not at all.
Tell your doctor if you have unlikely but serious side effects of Aceon including:
- symptoms of a high potassium blood level (such as muscle weakness, slow or irregular heartbeat),
- fast heartbeat,
- signs of infection (e.g., fever, chills, persistent sore throat),
- numbness/tingling/swelling of the hands or feet, or
- chest pain.
What Is Capoten?
Capoten (captopril) is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor prescribed for treating high blood pressure, heart failure, and for preventing kidney failure due to high blood pressure and diabetes. Capoten is available as a generic drug.
What Is Aceon?
Aceon (bisoprolol fumarate) is a type of antihypertensive drug called a beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agent (beta blocker) used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). Aceon is available in generic form.
What Drugs Interact With Capoten?
Capoten may interact with gold injections, lithium, potassium supplements, salt substitutes that contain potassium, drugs that can dilate blood vessels, aspirin or other NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) or diuretics (water pills). Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
What Drugs Interact With Aceon?
Aceon may interact with gold injections, lithium, nonsteroidal anti-inflamatory drugs (NSAIDs), potassium supplements, salt substitutes that contain potassium, or diuretics (water pills). Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Acoen could cause birth defects in the baby if taken during pregnancy.
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FDA. Capoten Product Information.
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