Also Known As: Altace, Prilace, Ramipro, Tritace, Ramipril
Ramipril (marketed as Prilace by Arrow Pharmaceuticals in Australia, Ramipro by Westfield Pharma in the Philippines, Tritace by Sanofi-Aventis and Altace by King Pharmaceuticals in the United States) is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure.
Indications for its use include:
- Congestive heart failure;
- Following heart attack in patients with clinical evidence of heart failure;
- Susceptible patients over 55 years: prevention of heart attack, stroke, cardiovascular death or need of revascularization procedures.
- Diabetic nephropathy with microalbuminuria