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2023 Aug 17. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2023 Jan–.


Ramipril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor and is utilized for multiple indications, including hypertension and prevention of heart failure progression following a myocardial infarction (MI). Ramipril is also used to reduce the risk of MI, stroke, and mortality in patients older than 55 with a high risk of atherosclerotic disease and major adverse cardiac events. This activity provides a comprehensive review of Ramipril's indications, mechanism of action, methods of administration, significant adverse effects, contraindications, and monitoring. This activity aims to assist interprofessional team members in effectively managing hypertension and cardiovascular disease.

PMID:30725804 | Bookshelf:NBK537119

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