enalapril


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e·nal·a·pril

 (ĭ-năl′ə-prĭl)
n.
An ACE inhibitor drug, C20H28N2O5, used in its maleate form to treat hypertension.

[(ph)en(yl)ala(nine) + (capto)pril.]

enalapril

(ɪˈnæləˌprɪl)
n
(Pharmacology) an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure
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Noun1.enalapril - an ACE inhibitor (trade name Vasotec) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney and so results in vasodilation; administered after heart attacks
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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Los farmacos inhibidores de la enzima convertidora de angiotensina (IECA), como el enalapril, son ampliamente utilizados en caninos con patologia cardiovascular.
The China Stroke Primary Prevention Trial (CSPPT) previously showed that enalapril (an anti-hypertensive drug) combined with folic acid, compared to enalapril alone, significantly reduced the risk of first stroke in adults with hypertension by 21% during a median treatment duration of 4.
The product indicated that it enhanced glycaemic control, as evaluated by haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) testing, compared to ACE-inhibitor enalapril.
At the time of angio-oedema diagnosis, she had received subcutaneous insulin (24 years), enalapril (5 years), amlodipine (5 years), simvastatin (5 years), aspirin (5 years), furosemide (1 year) and colistin (5 hours) (Fig.
Sacubitril-valsartan, a drug I have commented about in previous columns, is interesting and adds an additional effect on mortality and morbidity, when compared with enalapril alone.
On the other hand, over 11 percent of patients per year in the enalapril group in the Paradigm-HF study exhibited some manifestations of worsening, and an even higher proportion experienced deterioration in quality of life.
In outpatients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, LCZ696 helped patients feel better and live longer than the ACE-inhibitor enalapril (a medication similar to lisinopril).
In the present study, we compared the efficacy of once-daily olmesartan with that of losartan, enalapril, and quinapril in patients with uncomplicated essential hypertension.
In a study that included more than 20,000 adults in China with high blood pressure, but without a history of stroke or heart attack, the combined use of the hypertension medication enalapril and folic acid, compared with enalapril alone, significantly reduced the risk of first stroke, according to a study published in JAMA.
Indeed, enalapril (ACEI) has been reported to increase antioxidant enzyme activity in kidneys of rats with DM.
The researchers randomly assigned each participant to receive either a combination tablet of 10 mg of enalapril (Vasotec[R]) plus 0.