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  1. ramipril(Noun)

    A drug commonly used to treat hypertension.

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  1. Ramipril

    Ramipril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. It is marketed as Prilace by Arrow Pharmaceuticals in Australia, Ramipro by Westfield Pharma in the Philippines, Tritace by Sanofi-Aventis in Italy and United States and Altace by King Pharmaceuticals in the United States, Ramitens by PharmaSwiss, Ampril by Krka in Slovenia, Corpril by Cemelog-BRS in Hungary, Piramil and Prilinda by Hemofarm in Serbia, by Lek in Poland and by Novartis in Bangladesh, and in Canada as Altace and Ramipril.

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  1. Ramipril

    A long-acting angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor. It is a prodrug that is transformed in the liver to its active metabolite ramiprilat.


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