captopril

(KAP-toh-pril)

A drug used to treat high blood pressure that is also being studied in the prevention of side effects caused by radiation therapy used in the treatment of cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called ACE inhibitors.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "captopril"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "captopril"

Medicamento empleado para tratar la hipertensión (presión arterial alta). También se está estudiando en la prevención de los efectos secundarios causados por la radioterapia usada en el tratamiento del cáncer. Es un tipo de inhibidor de la ECA.