Ramipril (marketed as TritaceĀ® or AltaceĀ®) is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. ACE inhibitors lower the production of Angiotensin II, therefore relaxing arterial muscles while at the same time enlarging the arteries, allowing the heart to pump blood easier, and increasing blood flow due to more blood being pumped into and through bigger passageways.


... RAMIPRIL (Altace®) is an antihypertensive (blood pressure lowering agent) known as an ACE inhibitor. Ramipril controls high blood pressure (hypertension) by relaxing blood vessels; it is not a cure. High blood pressure levels can damage your kidneys, and may lead to a stroke or heart failure. Generic ramipril tablets are not yet available. ...
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... Common brand name: Altace Why is ramipril prescribed? Ramipril is used to treat mild to severe high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. It decreases certain chemicals that constrict the blood...
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