"Kapoten" is a quick-acting drug. The analogue of "Kapoten"
The drug "Kapoten" is assigned for fastdecrease in blood pressure, chronic heart failure and a number of other problems. Available in the form of biconvex tablets of white or cream color with rounded edges, notches for division on one side and squeezed out with the inscription SQUIBB and 452. Packing in blisters and cardboard boxes. Any analogue of "Kapoten" has in its composition the main active substance - captopril. So does the international name of the drug. In fact, under different names, the same product sold in different countries and at different pharmaceutical plants is sold.
The drug "Kapoten": indications for use
Analogs of this tool, as well as the originaldrug, are effective in arterial hypertension, chronic and acute heart failure, with violations of left ventricular function in the post-infarction period, with diabetic nephropathy. But more often the drug "Kapoten", like any of its analogues, has a narrow spectrum of application: hypertensive diseases, caused by a violation of blood circulation in the vascular system. A drug is prescribed to stop severe forms of hypertensive crisis. Speaking in a professional language, this is a drug for short-term therapy.
How to take the medicine "Kapoten"
It should immediately be noted that this medicationbelongs to the category of strong specific means, and its misuse, especially abuse, can lead to very serious consequences. So, at primary receptions, at an incorrect dosage the hypertensia can be replaced by a hypotension. Take these pills, as well as any analogue of "Kapoten", starting with small doses. In this case, they are set strictly individually.
So, with hypertension it is recommended to start with a two-time dose of 12.5 mg. In severe form of hypertension, the dose is gradually increased to 50 mg twice a day.
In the post-infarction period, only three days aftera seizure of a seizure, doctors connect the drug "Kapoten" or an analogue of "Kapoten" in the initial dosage of 6.25 mg per day. A gradual increase in the dose is 75-150 mg in two to three doses.
People with chronic heart failureAlso, as a basic or prophylactic agent, "Kapoten" tablets are included. Instructions for the use of analogues of the drug (tablets "Captopril", "Captopril Hexal", "Lizinopril", "Kaptomed" and others), like the main drug, recommends taking in cases when mandatory use of diuretics does not bring the desired result. The initial dosage does not exceed 6.25 mg three times a day. Here, if necessary, the dose is increased to 75-150 mg.
Known analogues of the preparation
As stated above, the basis of the drug and itsanalogs is the active substance captopril. And a number of drugs with the same name are produced. In addition to the above, in the pharmacy network are implemented funds with a monotonous name: tablets "Captopril-AKOS", "Capril", "Captopril-Acry", "Vero-Captopril", "Captopril-UBF" and others.
Good reviews of doctors and patients have anotheranalogue of "Kapoten" - tablets "Angiopril", produced in packages of 25 pieces. And there are dozens of other drugs that are close to the described means of action and belong to the same pharmacological group. Among them, tablets "Enalapril", "Enap", "Enam", "Enafarm" etc., well known to every hypertensive patient, etc. These drugs are more recommended as regular medications that support normal blood pressure.
Their list is pretty big. As a strong specific agent, the drug "Kapoten" and its potent analogs are not recommended for such diagnoses:
- violations of the liver and kidneys;
- kidney transplantation and stenosis of the renal arteries;
- obstructive phenomena in the aorta that prevent the outflow of blood from the left ventricle;
- pregnancy and lactation;
- underage age;
- an allergic reaction to the drug and its components.
In any case, it must be remembered that the drug "Kapoten" is not a tool that must be kept at hand and applied at its discretion and uncontrolled.