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Ace Inhibitors (PRILS) Drug Generic Name: Captopril, Enalapril, Ramipril, Lisinopril Drug Brand Name: Capoten, Vasotec, Altace, Prinivil Drug classifications: Antihypertensive/ angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor Drug Indication: Management of heart failure. Reduction of risk of death, heart failure-related hospitalizations, and development of overt heart failure following myocardial infarction. Treatment of diabetic nephropathy in patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus and retinopathy Drug dose range: PO 6.25–25 mg t.i.d., may increase to 50 mg t.i.d. Enalapril (2.5 to 5mg po qd, up to 40mg divided dose). Ramipril (2.5po qd, up to 20mg/day), Lisinopril (10 po qd, up to 40mg/day) Dug-drug interactions:   Excessive hypotension may occur with diuretics. Increased risk for hyperK with K+ sparing diuretics. Increased risk of hyperkalemia, renal dysfunction, hypotension, and syncope with concurrent use of angiotensin II agonists Therapeutic effects: Effective in stepped protocol management of hypertension to convert to
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  • Fall '17
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  • Pharmacology, Monitor BP, ACE inhibitor, K+ sparing diuretics, Drug dose range

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