Vasotec

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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
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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Enalapril, enalaprilat levels in plasma, and the internal standard sitagliptin were measured by API 4000 LC-MS/MS.
For enalapril, enalaprilat, and IS, the matrix factor (MF) was assessed individually from 6 different plasma sources by calculating the ratio of the peak area in presence of matrix (spiked enalapril and enalaprilat in blank's supernatant) to the peak area in absence of matrix (pure solution for enalapril and enalaprilat).
Generally, the enalapril, enalaprilat, and IS were found stable under the different testing conditions with acceptable percent accuracy.