Definition of Ramipril

1. Noun. An ACE inhibitor (trade name Altace) used to treat high blood pressure or in some patients who have had a heart attack.

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



Definition of Ramipril

1. Noun. (pharmaceutical drug) A drug commonly used to treat hypertension. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Ramipril

1. (2s-(1(r*(r*)),2 alpha,3a beta,6a beta))-1-(2-((1-(ethoxycarbonyl)-3-phenylpropyl)amino)-1-oxopropyl)octahydrocyclopenta(b)pyrrole-2-carboxylic acid. A long-acting angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor. It is a prodrug that is transformed in the liver to its active metabolite ramiprilat. Pharmacological action: angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, antihypertensive agents. Chemical name: Cyclopenta(b)pyrrole-2-carboxylic acid, 1-(2-((1-(ethoxycarbonyl)-3-phenylpropyl)amino)-1-oxopropyl)octahydro-, (2S-(1(R*(R*)),2alpha,3abeta,6abeta))- (12 Dec 1998)

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