Depends. This is a specific medication primarily used for significant hypertension. It is available in liquid suspension and pill form. Its use is generally limited to well studied patients under supervision by specialists in the fields of neonatology, nephrology or cardiology but may extend to generalists after patient status is stable.
Son is going on this (captopril) drug next week as he hascan advise me on it and its side effects especially in children?
Rash,itch,coug. Depending on age, if sun worshipped photo sensitivity may be a problem in addition to more common reaction listed above. As with any drug an untoward reaction must always be assumed to be the drug until proven otherwise. Stop the med and call the prescriber. Read more...