Altace


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Noun1.Altace - an ACE inhibitor (trade name Altace) used to treat high blood pressure or in some patients who have had a heart attack
ACE inhibitor, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor - an antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin II in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive heart failure
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5mg, 5mg, and 10mg, an FDA-approved generic version of the reference listed drug, Altace from Pfizer, which is indicated for the treatment of hypertension.
The JNC 8 writers suggested doctors choose from an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI, such as Altace, Vasotec, Lotensin), angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB, such as Benicar, Diovan), calcium channel blocker (CCB, such as Norvasc, Procardia) or thiazide diuretic (such as Esidrix or Zaroxolyn).
I promptly stopped my Altace (generic ramipril) and in three days my problem was totally gone.
ACE inhibitors (such as Capoten, Vasotec, Prinivil, Zestril, Monopril, Altace, Accupril, Aceon, Mavic and Univasc) are less effective when combined with yohimbine, as are beta-blockers (such as Tenormin, Kerlone, Corego, Trandate, Lopressor, Toprol XL, Corgard, Levatol and Inderal).
King has been focused on making new painkillers since its top-selling blood-pressure pill Altace went generic in 2007.
AGE inhibitors include Capoten, Prinivil, and Altace.
Alliance revenues include revenues from Amgen's sales of Enbrel, King Pharma's sales of Altace, and J&J's sales of the Cypher drug-eluting stent, for which Wyeth makes the API of the eluted drug.
Ramipril is a bio-equivalent to King Pharmaceuticals' Altace drug, which can be used to treat hypertension.
Anticipated Generic Availability Brand Name (generic name) Common Uses (2008) Tegretol XR Seizures January-March (carbamazepine extended-release) Fosamax and Fosamax Weekly Osteoporosis February (alendronate sodium) Requip (ropinirole Hcl) Parkinson's/Restless May Legs Syndrome Risperdal (risperidone) Mental/mood disorders June/July Dovonex (calcipotriene) Psoriasis July-September Cipro HC (ciprofloxacin/ External ear July-September hydrocortisone solution) infections Severent Diskus and Inhaler Asthma/chronic July-September (salmeterol) obstructive pulmonary disease Altace (ramipril) Cardiovascular October Paxil CR (paroxetine Anxiety, depression October hydrochloride) Imitrex (sumatriptan) Migraines To Be Determined Sources: LifeWise; Premera Blue Cross; University of Michigan; U.
Of the drugs you mention, Altace and Fosamax are expected to be the first ones available generically, perhaps in 2008.