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Who should not take Altace?

Altace (ramipril) should not be taken by pregnant women, particularly after the third month of pregnancy because the medication can cause fetal death. People with a history of angioedema caused by other angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, should not take Altace. If you have an allergy to any of the ingredients in Altace, do not take the medication.

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