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Noun1.Capoten - a drug (trade name Capoten) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidneys resulting in vasodilation; used in the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure
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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Studies say these ACE inhibitors can cause coughing in up to a third of patients; they include such medications as enalapril (Vasotec), captopril (Capoten) and lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil).
Abdus Samad participating in the debate said that Capoten was the first drug in this class and we were part of the seven country study which showed that it was very effective.
Control group: This group was subjected to standard anti-heart failure treatment with ARBs Digitalis and diuretics (capoten hydrochlorothiazide and digoxin: 25 mg each qd) and was administered valsartan (Jiangsu Kanion Pharmaceutical Co.
Effect of Ginkgo leaf tablet and capoten on left ventricular hypertrophy.
Some commonly prescribe drugs in this class include captopril (Capoten), enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivel, Zestril), benazepril (Lotensin), fosinopril (Monopril), moexipril (Univasc), perindopril (Aceon), ramipril (Altace) and trandolapril (Mavik).
* Scientists in Mexico gave 75 hypertensive adults either captopril (Capoten; 25 milligrams twice a day) or hibiscus tea (brewed from 10 grams of crushed dried flowers--about 5 teaspoons per 1 to 2 cups water--once a day).
The recommended medications are angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI), such as captopril (Capoten) or ramipril (Altace), or angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB), such as losartan (Cozaar) or valsartan (Diovan), beta-blockers, such as acebutolol (Sectral) and Bisoprolol (Zebeta), aldosterone antagonists, such as spironolactone (Aldactone), and hydralazine/isosorbate dinitrate (BiDil).
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).
Prices for some individual drugs will fall a lot more than 19%, with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.'s (New York) heart medicine Capoten set to come down by 35% and Roche AG's (Basel CHE) antibiotic Rocephin by 30%.