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  1. enalapril, Vasotecnoun

    an ACE inhibitor (trade name Vasotec) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney and so results in vasodilation; administered after heart attacks


  1. Vasotec

    Enalapril, sold under the brand name Vasotec among others, is an ACE inhibitor medication used to treat high blood pressure, diabetic kidney disease, and heart failure. For heart failure, it is generally used with a diuretic, such as furosemide. It is given by mouth or by injection into a vein. Onset of effects are typically within an hour when taken by mouth and last for up to a day.Common side effects include headache, tiredness, feeling lightheaded with standing, and cough. Serious side effects include angioedema and low blood pressure. Use during pregnancy is believed to result in harm to the baby. It is in the angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitor family of medications.Enalapril was patented in 1978, and came into medical use in 1984. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines. In 2020, it was the 329th most commonly prescribed medication in the United States, with more than 800 thousand prescriptions. As of August 2021, enalapril is available as a generic medicine in the US.


  1. vasotec

    Vasotec is a brand name for the generic drug enalapril. This medication is primarily used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is classified under a group of medications called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, which work by relaxing blood vessels, making it easier for the heart to pump blood and reducing its workload. It can also help to prevent kidney problems in people with diabetes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vasotec in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vasotec in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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