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How does fosinopril work?

Fosinopril is a medication used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Its brand name is Monopril. This medication is used both alone and with other medications. This drug’s part of a group called ACE inhibitors. “ACE” is short for angiotensin-converting enzyme. These drugs work by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten blood vessels. This allows blood to flow more smoothly. The heart can then pump blood more efficiently. Fosinopril also treats heart failure.

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