noun. an ACE inhibitor (trade name Vasotec) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney and so results in vasodilation; administered after heart attacks.
- angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
- ACE inhibitor
Example sentences of the word enalapril
While enalapril generally is well-tolerated, some cats might experience side effects when taking the drug.
2. Noun, singular or mass
ACE inhibitors such as enalapril and captopril also may cause impotence.
3. Noun, plural
Rarely, enalapril can lead to kidney failure.