Lisinopril

April 25, 2011
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Lisinopril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor used primarily to treat hypertension, congestive heart failure, and heart attacks and to prevent renal and retinal complications of diabetes. It was developed by Merck and is marketed worldwide by Merck, AstraZeneca, Micro Labs, and generic drug suppliers. [Taken from Wikipedia—Ed.]

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