Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Angina
View All 20 Treatments
Answers
Click Wheel to discover your Treatment options

askAsk

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Angina and Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors

Written by ColleenO.

Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are prescribed to some patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) to dilate blood vessels.

Common ACE inhibitors include:

  • Benazepril (Lotensin)
  • Captopril (Capoten)
  • Enalapril (Vasotec)
  • Fosinopril (Monopril)
  • Lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril)
  • Moexipril (Univasc)
  • Perindopril (Aceon)
  • Quinapril (Accupril)
  • Ramipril (Altace)

Effect of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors on Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Angina

ACE inhibitors work to dilate blood vessels by interfering with the action of angiotensin, a chemical that contracts and narrows blood vessels.

Read more details about Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors.

Possible side effects of ACE inhibitors include:

  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Increased levels of potassium in the blood, altered kidney function
  • Altered sense of taste
  • Low blood pressure
  • Swelling
  • Skin rashes

Click Here to See All 20 Treatments for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Angina

FoundHealth has 20 treatments for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Angina!
See all Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Angina Treatment options and start building your care plan today.

 
Share

0 Comments

No one has made any comments yet. Be the first!

Your Comment