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  • n. A drug commonly used to treat hypertension.

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  • n. an ACE inhibitor (trade name Altace) used to treat high blood pressure or in some patients who have had a heart attack


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  • One group took the polypill, which contained the three blood pressure drugs atenolol, ramipril and thiazide; the generic cholesterol drug simvastatin and a baby aspirin.

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  • Doctors already use ramipril to help survivors of heart attacks and heart failure live longer.

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  • Among the findings, which will be published in the Jan. 20 New England Journal of Medicine: ramipril cut risk of heart attack by 20 percent and stroke by 31 percent.

    Heartening Results From An Old Drug

  • Salim Yusuf of Ontario's McMaster University and colleagues announced last week that a blood-pressure medication, ramipril, turns out to have broader benefits.

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  • Yusuf and colleagues also encountered a mystery: patients on ramipril were less likely to develop diabetes.

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  • Angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitors like lisinopril or ramipril lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of premature death by 15 to 20 percent and improve quality of life.


  • Commonly prescribed ACE inhibitors include enalapril, fosinopril, lisinopril, ramipril (Altace), and trandolapril (Mavik).

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  • Pharmaceutical companies have introduced long-acting ACE inhibitors - such ramipril (Altace) and enalapril (Vasotec) - to control blood pressure for extended periods and keep the body on an even keel.

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  • Patients in one trial involving 400 men were randomly assigned to take ramipril, telmisartan -- an angiotensin II receptor antagonist used to treat hypertension and heart failure -- or a combination.

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