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Altace is a drug that is licensed to treat several conditions, including high blood pressure, heart failure after a heart attack, and problems caused by cardiovascular issues. Belonging to a class of medications known as ACE inhibitors, the medication causes blood vessels to relax, which lowers blood pressure. Altace has been proven to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, or cardiovascular death in high-risk patients over age 55.
What Is Altace?Altace® (ramipril) is a medication that is part of a class of drugs called ACE inhibitors. It is mainly used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure.
- Controlling high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Reducing the risk of heart attacks, stroke, and death from cardiovascular (heart or blood vessel) causes
- Treating congestive heart failure after a heart attack.