Medical Dictionary

ramipril

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noun ra·mip·ril \rə-ˈmip-rəl, ra-\

Medical Definition of ramipril

  1. :  an ACE inhibitor C23H32N2O5 taken orally to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure Ramipril is also used to reduce the likelihood of a future heart attack or stroke in individuals at high risk of having one. It is marketed under the trademark Altace.


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