An antihypertensive agent that can also be used to slow or prevent the progression of heart disease in people with childhood cancer treated with drugs that may be harmful to the heart.

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... ENALAPRIL (Vasotec®) is an antihypertensive (blood pressure lowering agent) known as an ACE inhibitor. Enalapril 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. Enalapril also helps to treat patients with congestive heart failure (heart does not pump strongly enough). Generic enalapril tablets are available. ...
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Enalapril Systematic (IUPAC) name 1-[2-(1-ethoxycarbonyl-3-phe ...
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... Common brand name: Vasotec Why is enalapril prescribed? Enalapril is used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. The drug decreases certain chemicals that constrict (narrow) the bl...
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