Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Blood pressure drug can lower risk of heart attack

...researchers tested the ACE inhibitor Altace, known generically as ramipril, for...controlled by other drugs. Experts believe Altace -- and probably other ACE inhibitors...artery, resulting in a heart attack. Altace "has a directly protective effect on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/13/tec_274181.shtml
XXX Technology
Capsules

...heart caused by increased workload, according to a report in the journal Circulation. The drug is known by the brand name Altace and is in the category called ACE inhibitors. James Matthew of the University of Iowa and other researchers used electrocardiograms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/25/ent_328846.shtml
Things to Do
Capsules

...the risk of complications and death from this disorder. In a 4 1/2 -year study of 8,281 patients, the drug ramipril (Altace) reduced the risk of cardiovascular death by 25 percent in patients who took the drug, compared with those who did not, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/17/ent_333366.shtml
Things to Do
Study: Blood pressure drug raises the risk of birth defects

...million prescriptions filled, according to IMS Health, a pharmaceutical information company. The top-sellers include Lotrel, Altace and Lisinopril. In the study, researchers studied Medicaid records on 29,507 Tennessee infants born between 1985 and 2000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/08/liv_84509.shtml
Life & style
Doctors doubt Depo-Provera reaction

...Mevacor is only one of many drugs that make skin more susceptible to sunburn. Many popular blood pressure medicines such as Altace, Vasotec, Dyazide, hydrochlorothiazide or Lasix are also capable of promoting sunburn, as are antihistamines such as Seldane...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/10/ent_209676.shtml
Things to Do
1