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Congestive heart failure
A condition in which the heart is unable to circulate blood satisfactorily.
ACE inhibitors
The agents of choice to use for congestive failure.
What are ACE inhibitors used for?
Treatment of Heart Failure and Hypertension.
What type of drugs have the ending of "pril"?
ACE inhibitors
What does angiotensin-converting enzyme stand for?
ACE
inhibitor
ACE in used in combination with what other agents?
digoxin, thrombolytic agents, aspirin, beta-blockers, and/or nitrites
What does the ACE inhibitors appear to do?
Minimize or prevent the left ventricular dilation or dysfunction following of myocardial infarction.