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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.]
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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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enalapril

n enalapril m
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Yong Huo, MD, of Peking University First Hospital, Beijing China, and colleagues had 20,702 adults with hypertension without history of stroke or heart attack randomly assigned to receive daily treatment with a single-pill combination containing enalapril (10 mg) and folic acid (0.8 mg; n = 10,348), or a tablet containing enalapril alone (10 mg; n = 10,354).
Indeed, enalapril (ACEI) has been reported to increase antioxidant enzyme activity in kidneys of rats with DM.
The dog was treated with Propanolol @) 0.2 mg/ kg twice daily, Digoxin @ 0.25 mg daily PO, Spironolactone @ 1mg/kg twice daily and Enalapril @ 0.25 mg/kg twice daily for 7 days.
Efficacy of reversal of the high fat diet on these endpoints was compared to two distinct treatments that had previously been found to have beneficial effects: angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, enalapril, and dietary enrichment with omega-3 (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids derived from menhaden (fish) oil a natural source of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid [1-17].
The researchers randomly assigned each participant to receive either a combination tablet of 10 mg of enalapril (Vasotec[R]) plus 0.8 mg of folic acid or a tablet containing just enalapril.
Patient received enalapril for 5 months before switching to lisinopril about 2 years prior to presentation.
"This PIP agreement perfectly complements the company's agreement for a PIP on our drug enalapril earlier this year.
As such, this study was undertaken to see the effect of enalapril, a widely used ACEi class antihypertensive drug, on the control of hypertension and the role of oxidative stress and antioxidant defence mechanisms in hypertension, as the subsequent renal damage progresses in SHR and L-NAME administered SHR.
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether breviscapine combined with enalapril (an ACE inhibitor) have superior renoprotective effects against diabetic nephropathy.
To estimate the osteoprotective property of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor enalapril and angiotensin receptor blocker (ARBs) losartan on experimental models of osteoporosis and on the osteoporotic fractures.
reported that several markers of metabolic syndrome (MetS) were improved by the administration of losartan (50 mg/day) or enalapril (20 mg/day).