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How does lisinopril treat congestive heart failure?

Lisinopril inhibits angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), the enzyme that helps your body maintain the tension in your blood vessel walls that creates blood pressure. Reducing ACE in the body relaxes the blood vessel walls. This can lower blood pressure, which makes it easier for your heart to pump.

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