Intravenous captopril in congestive heart failure.


Hemodynamic and neurohumoral effects of intravenous captopril were studied in ten patients with severe chronic congestive heart failure (NYHA Functional Class III and IV). Incremental bolus doses of captopril, titrated to a maximum cumulative dose of 15 mg, were given at 10-minute intervals. Systemic arterial pressure, mean pulmonary capillary wedge… (More)