angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor


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Noun1.angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor - an antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin II in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteriesangiotensin-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
antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressure
Capoten, captopril - 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
enalapril, 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
lisinopril, Prinival, Zestril - an ACE inhibiting drug (trade names Prinival or Zestril) administered as an antihypertensive and after heart attacks
Altace, ramipril - an ACE inhibitor (trade name Altace) used to treat high blood pressure or in some patients who have had a heart attack
Mavik, trandolapril - an ACE inhibiting drug (trade name Mavik) used in some patients after a heart attack or to treat hypertension
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In the Carvedilol or Metoprolol European Trial (COMET), (1) patients with heart failure were randomized to receive either carvedilol or metoprolol in addition to their current diuretic and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor.
001 (a)LVFE, left ventricular function evaluation NH, nursing home CAD, coronary artery disease Table 2 Patient characterists by use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (a) All patients Not taking ACEI at Demographic characteristic (n = 1,090) discharge (n = 562) Mean age (yr) 79.
An angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor approved for reducing the risk of cardiovascular mortality or nonfatal MI in patients with stable coronary artery disease.
More than 90% of patients in both the anemia and normal hemoglobin groups were treated with an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and with a [beta]-blocker.
Patients identified with proteinuria began treatment with either an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or an angiotensin II-receptor blocker.
Men who have erectile dysfunction are good candidates for aggressive treatment with a statin and with either an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or an angiotensin receptor blocker.
84) or those who were already being treated with an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker (16% vs 16%, P=.
VIENNA -- Treatment with an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor cut the incidence of new-onset diabetes in a controlled trial of more than 22,000 patients with hypertension and coronary artery disease.
NEW ORLEANS -- Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy markedly reduces the rate of shocks for ventricular arrhythmias in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator, Dr.
For most patients with diabetes and hypertension, the first drug to use is an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or an angiotensin receptor blocker for their renal-protective effect, because nephropathy is a major problem in diabetes," said Dr.
PHILADELPHIA -- An angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor should be the cornerstone of treatment for African Americans with hypertension and impaired renal function, based on the results of a landmark trial with more than 1,000 patients.
NEW YORK -- The angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor Aceon (perindopril erbumine) effectively contolled hypertension in African Americans.

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