Definition of Enalapril

1. Noun. An ACE inhibitor (trade name Vasotec) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney and so results in vasodilation; administered after heart attacks.

Exact synonyms: Vasotec
Generic synonyms: Ace Inhibitor, Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitor
Language type: Trade Name

Definition of Enalapril

1. Noun. An angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor used in the treatment of hypertension and some types of chronic heart failure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enalapril

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Medical Definition of Enalapril

1. Orally active inhibitor of kininase II. It controls essential and renal hypertension, improves glomerular filtration rate and effective renal blood flow, and decreases renal vascular resistance without producing adverse effects on salt and water excretion or body fluid composition. Pharmacological action: angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, antihypertensive agents. Chemical name: L-Proline, 1-(N-(1-(ethoxycarbonyl)-3-phenylpropyl)-L-alanyl)-, (S)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Enalapril

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"II: Investigation of the potential role of enalapril In deaths with renal failure. ... The possibility that enalapril might damage renal function was ..."

2. 5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Effect of enalapril on survival in patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fractions and ... A comparison of enalapril with hydralazine- isosorbide ..."

3. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"Bjorck S, Mulec H, Johnsen SA, Norden G, Aurell M: Renal protective effect of enalapril in diabetic nephropathy. Br Med J 304:339-43, 1992 242. ..."

4. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1995)
"... of enalapril on mortality and the development of heart failure in asymptomatic patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fractions. ..."

5. Mineral Tolerance of Animals by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"... including causing nephropathy and peripheral nerve disorders, have not been precisely defined. Arginine and enalapril prevent nephropathy caused by ..."

6. Norway by OECD (2005)
"Razzolini, T. (2004), "The Norwegian Market for Pharmaceuticals and the Non-Mandatory Substitution Reform of 2001: The Case of enalapril", Department of ..."

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