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How do angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors help in the treatment for heart attack?

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When given after a heart attack, some ACE inhibitors may help preserve your heart's strength and help you live longer.

From: ACE Inhibitors and Heart Disease WebMD Medical Reference

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Texas Heart Institue: "Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors."

MedicineNet: "ACE Inhibitors."

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Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 5, 2018

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Texas Heart Institue: "Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors."

MedicineNet: "ACE Inhibitors."

MedlinePlus: "ACE inhibitors."

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 5, 2018

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