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Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are medicines used to treat heart, blood vessel, and kidney problems.
ACE inhibitors are used to treat heart disease. These medicines make your heart work less hard by lowering your blood pressure. This keeps some kinds of heart disease from getting worse. Most people who have heart failure take these medicines.
These medicines treat high blood pressure, strokes, or heart attacks. They may help lower your risk for stroke or heart attack.
They can help keep your kidneys from getting worse.
Types of ACE Inhibitors
There are many different names and brands of ACE inhibitors. Most work as well as another. Side effects may be different for different ones.