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ACE Inhibitors Quick NCLEX Review

ACE Inhibitors Quick NCLEX Review

  1. Used to treat HEART DISEASE
  2. Commonly ends in “PRIL”
  3. Lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels
  4. Commonly prescribed for CHF Patients
  5. Monitor patient’s blood pressure frequently.

What are some examples of ACE inhibitors?

The following is a list of the ACE inhibitors that are available in the United States:

  • benazepril (Lotensin)
  • captopril (Capoten)
  • enalapril (Vasotec, Epaned)
  • fosinopril (Monopril)
  • lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril)
  • moexipril (Univasc)
  • perindopril (Aceon)
  • quinapril (Accupril)
  • ramipril (Altace)
  • trandolapril (Mavik)

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