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ACE inhibitors are a type of medication used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, and other cardiovascular conditions. They work by blocking the action of an enzyme called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), which helps regulate blood pressure.

Common side effects of ACE inhibitors include:
  ▸  Cough

- Dizziness
  ▸  Headache
  ▸  Weakness
  ▸  Diarrhea
  ▸  Nausea
  ▸  Vomiting
  ▸  Loss of appetite
  ▸  Muscle cramps
  ▸  Increased potassium levels

Brand names associated with ACE inhibitors include:
  ▸  Accupril (quinapril)
  ▸  Altace (ramipril)
  ▸  Capoten (captopril)
  ▸  Lotensin (benazepril)
  ▸  Mavik (trandolapril)
  ▸  Monopril (fosinopril)
  ▸  Prinivil (lisinopril)
  ▸  Univasc (moexipril)
  ▸  Vasotec (enalapril)
  ▸  Zestril (lisinopril)

  • angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
  • ACE inhibitor
  • antihypertensive

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