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An ACE inhibitor drug, C24H28N2O5, used in its hydrochloride form primarily to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure.

[benz(o)- + aze(pine), seven-member ring containing nitrogen (az(o)- + (h)ep(ta)- + -ine) + -pril, ACE inhibitor suffix (from captopril).]
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Some of the medications that may relieve your symptoms and help your heart pump more effectively include beta blockers (Lopressor, Inderal) and ACE inhibitors (Lotensin, Vasotec), angiotensin II receptor blockers (Cozaar, Diovan), and aldosterone antagonists (Aldactone, Inspra).
Clinical observation of Boluoke with Lotensin, a new therapy for early stage diabetic nephropathy.
According to the domestic ESBARL study of Hou et al.,8 patients with serum creatinine levels of 3-5 g/L, took 20 mg of lotensin daily under close observation, and were observed for 3.4 years on average; and compared with the control group, the risk of advanced chronic kidney disease progressing to end-stage renal failure was reduced by 43%.
Yuan, Clinical Research of Acupuncture Point Injection of Chinese Medicine with Lotensin Treat Diabetic Nephropathy, Hubei University of Chinese Medicine, 2010.
(quinapril); with the body's Lotensin production of a (benazepril); and chemical that Capoten (captopril).
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).
Her symptoms resolved after discontinuing Lotensin, a blood pressure medicine.
COMBO DRUGS FOR TREATING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE Drug Names Actions Side effects ACE inhibitor Enalapril and The ACE High or low plus diuretic hydrochlorothiazide inhibitor potassium, (Vaseretic), prevents the dizziness, benazepril and production irregular hydrochlorothiazide of a heartbeat, (Lotensin) substance muscle that causes cramps, blood increased vessels to urination constrict, and the diuretic reduces the amount of fluid in the body.
Also at risk is anyone on a medication that causes the body to hold onto potassium, including potassium-sparing diuretics like Dyazide and Spirozide, ACE inhibitors like Lotensin and Vasotec, angiotensin-receptor blockers such as Tevetan and Avapro and daily doses of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin and ibuprofen.
ACE inhibitors such as enalapril (Vasotec) and benazepril (Lotensin) and angiotensin receptor blockers like losartan (Cozaar) seem to work best in patients with diabetes.