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ACE inhibitor

Noun1.ACE inhibitor - antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also administered after uncomplicated heart attacks

an oral medicine that lowers blood pressure; ACE stands for angiotensin (an-gee-oh-TEN-sin) converting enzyme. For people with diabetes, especially those who have protein (albumin) in the urine, it also helps slow down kidney damage.

angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug, Capoten, captopril, enalapril, lisinopril, Prinivil, Vasotec, Zestril
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