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What is trandolapril?

Trandolapril, also known by the brand name Mavik, is a medication in a class known as angiotensin-converting enzymes (ACE) inhibitors. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It also is used after a heart attack and to help improve the symptoms in people with congestive heart failure (CHF). Trandolapril works by relaxing the vessels, thereby reducing the pressure on them.

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