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Table 5-4. Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors used in hypertension.
Presc Cat contains the controlled drug
and FDA pregnancy safety category codes
To calculate dose for over/underweight patients:
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Drug Recommended
(Available as) Dose Dosing Onset Duration Pres
Interval or Cat Notes
__________________mg____hours____________(half-life)_______________________
Captopril (Capoten: 12.5,25,50,100 mg tabs) Rx;C
12.5-100 8 1-2hr (2 hr)
Enalapril (Vasotec: 5,10,20 mg tabs) Rx;C
2.5-20 12 1hr (11 hr) 1
Lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril: 5,10,20 mg tabs)
20 - 40 24 1 hr (12 hr) Rx;C
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Notes:
1. Half-life is for the active metabolite, enalaprilat.