Brand Name(s): Altace
Drug Class: angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor activity
Treats: Heart failure, High blood pressure
Ramipril (Altace) is referred to as an ACE inhibitor. ACE in full means angiotensin converting enzyme. Drug Ramipril is used in the treatment of hypertension or heart failure, and also helps to improve chances of survival just after a heart attack.
Ramipril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor that is used to treat congestive heart failure or hypertension (high blood pressure. It can be used to improve survival of a patient after a heart attack.
You will be able to prevent kidney problems, strokes, and heart attacks by lowering high blood pressure. High-risk patients such as patients who have diabetes or heart disease use Ramipril to help in preventing strokes and heart attacks.
Patients who have had recent attacks can also use this medication to treat heart failure. Ramipril works by relaxing blood vessels to enable blood to flow more easily.