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
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Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor (enalapril maleate, 0.3 mg/kg/day in 2 divided doses) was started for hypertension.
Enalapril maleate is chemically described as [(S)-1-(N-(1-(ethoxycarbonyl)-3-phenylpropyl)-L-alanyl)-Lproline (Z)-2-butenedioate salt], and its empirical formula is ([C.sub.20][H.sub.28][N.sub.2][O.sub.5] - [C.sub.4][H.sub.4][O.sub.4]) (Figure 1(a)).
The covered drugs are: Lisin--opril, Hydrochlorothiazide, Metoprolol Tartrate, Atenolol, Lisinopril-Hydrochlorothiazide, Triamterene-Hydrochlorothiazid, Enalapril Maleate, Benaz-eprils Nadolol and Captopril.
The covered drugs are: Lisinopril, Hydrochlorothiazide, Metoprolol Tartrate, Atenolol, LisinopriI-Hydrochlorothiazide, Triamterene-Hydrochlorothiazid, Enalapril Maleate, Benazepril, Nadolol and Captopril.
Teva's line of heart medications such as Enalapril Maleate and Moexipril HCI are especially prone to moisture-induced degradation.
Louis, Lot 67H0876; L-NAME + Enalapril group rats received L-NAME combined to enalapril maleate 15 mg.[kg.sup.-1].[day.sup.-1] dissolved in drinking water (Sigma Chemical Co., St.
Faulding Pharmaceuticals will also launch enalapril maleate tablets 2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg and 20mg under the Purepac brand in the United States, having obtained distribution and marketing rights from Ranbaxy, an Indian pharmaceutical company.
When he presented to our office for follow-up of his hypertension, his medications included amlodipine (Norvasc) 10 mg daily; enalapril maleate (Vasotec) 20 mg twice daily; clonidine patch (Catapres-TTS-3) delivering 0.3 mg per day, applied weekly; paroxetine (Paxil) 20 mg daily; and propoxyphene-acetaminophen (Darvocet-N 100) and naproxen (Naprosyn) as needed.