Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors for Coronary Artery Disease
Why It Is Used
ACE inhibitors are recommended for people who have coronary artery disease, particularly those who also have diabetes. They may lower your risk for a future heart attack or heart failure. These drugs frequently are also 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 Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Reference Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology