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Captopril and hydrochlorotiazide

The following drug information is obtained from various newswires, published medical journal articles, and medical conference presentations.

Approval Status:

Approved May 1997

Specific Treatments:

hypertension

General Information

Captopril and hydrochlorothiazide tablets have been tentatively approved for the treatment of hypertension. Tablets will be manufactured in 25mg/15mg, 50mg/15mg, 25mg/25mg and 50mg/25mg strengths. This antihypertensive product is the generic equivalent of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s capozide. Shipment is scheduled to begin after the Dec. 27, 1997 expiration of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s patent.

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