Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors for Heart Attack and Unstable Angina
Why It Is Used
ACE inhibitors are recommended immediately after a Reference heart attack Opens New Window to help people live longer. These drugs frequently are used to treat Reference high blood pressure Opens New Window and Reference heart failure Opens New Window.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Stephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology