ramipril

noun
ra·​mip·​ril | \ rə-ˈmip-rəl, ra- How to pronounce ramipril (audio) \

Medical Definition of ramipril

: an ACE inhibitor C23H32N2O5 taken orally to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure

Note: 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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“Ramipril.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ramipril. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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