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Related to Vasotec: enalapril, Lasix, ACE inhibitors
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Noun1.Vasotec - 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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One medicine often used is an ACE inhibitor, and the study tested one of these -- enalapril, sold as Vasotec and in generic form -- against the Novartis drug.
Scientists previously discovered that the substance, like the family of medications that includes Captopril, Vasotec and Monopril, was an angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitor.
Caseville, Michigan: You write that generic versions of Amaryl (for diabetes) and Vasotec (for high blood pressure) often vary in color or shape, adding that you would prefer to use drugs made in America.
As the book looks at the 1980s and 1990s, it highlights Tagamet (cimetidine), Procardia (nifedipine), Feldene (piroxicam), and Vasotec (enalapril).
That includes drugs like Vasotec, Lotensin, Hyzaar, Avapro, and Diovan.
Brand-name drugs: Zestril ($35) and Vasotec ($60) * Generic drugs: lisinopril ($16) and enalapril ($22) *
said it will invest more than US$325 million in new facilities at its five Barceloneta plants, where it produces the osteoporosis treatment Fosamax, hypertension drug Vasotec and other best-selling prescription drugs, reports The San Juan Star (April 27, 2001):