Capoten (Captopril) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 11, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Why many generic drugs are becoming so expensive
The high cost of prescription drugs is big news. You hear about it on television, in your doctor’s office, and even on the campaign trail. When you think about expensive drugs, you may think about novel therapies for lung cancer or hepatitis C. But in fact, prices are also skyrocketing for the generic versions of some commonly prescribed drugs. An article published last year in The New England Journal of Medicine reported that between 2012 and 2013, captopril — a generic drug used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure — increased in price from 1 cent to 40 cents per pill. During this same period,...
Source: New Harvard Health Information - October 22, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ameet Sarpatwari, JD, PhD Tags: Drugs and Supplements Health generic drugs generics medications Source Type: news

captopril and hydrochlorothiazide, Capozide
Title: captopril and hydrochlorothiazide, CapozideCategory: MedicationsCreated: 6/6/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2015 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - June 17, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Two drugs manufactured by Wockhardt recalled in the US
According to information on the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) website, 166 bottles of Captopril tablets of 50 mg strength are being recalled in the US. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 5, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Millions To Be Made On...Generic Drugs?
It is well accepted among health economics wonks that the lion’s share of pharmaceutical company profits come when these companies hold exclusive rights to their products. Once their blockbuster pills go “generic,” competitors enter the marketplace and profits plummet. Consider captopril, a groundbreaking heart failure medication introduced in the early 80s by Bristol-Myers Squibb under the trade name Capoten. After making a fortune for the company, captopril went generic in 1996. By 2013, you could purchase a captopril pill for the lofty price of…hold your breath…1.4 cents. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 31, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Ubel Source Type: news

captopril, Capoten
Title: captopril, CapotenCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/24/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - October 24, 2014 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

captopril, Capoten
Title: captopril, CapotenCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/24/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - October 24, 2014 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Kidney Cancer Patients on ASI Antihypertensives Live LongerKidney Cancer Patients on ASI Antihypertensives Live Longer
Kidney cancer patients who were taking captopril, lisinopril, losartan, and similar drugs for hypertension lived significantly longer than those who were not. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 29, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Another reason to go to work on an egg - it could lower your blood pressure
A peptide found in the whites was found to have the same blood pressure lowering properties as the high blood-pressure drug Captopril, say researchers from China's Jilin University. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 9, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news