Zofenopril

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Zofenopril
Zofenopril structure.svg
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Formula C22H23NO4S2
Molar mass 429.552 g/mol
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Zofenopril (INN) is a medication that protects the heart and helps reduce high blood pressure. It is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor.[1]

In small studies, zofenopril appeared significantly more effective in reducing hypertension than two older antihypertensive drugs, atenolol and enalapril, and was associated with fewer adverse effects.[2][3]

Zofenoprilat — the active metabolite of zofenopril

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ambrosioni E (2007). "Defining the role of zofenopril in the management of hypertension and ischemic heart disorders". Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 7 (1): 17–24. doi:10.2165/00129784-200707010-00002. PMID 17355163. 
  2. ^ Nilsson P (October 2007). "Antihypertensive efficacy of zofenopril compared with atenolol in patients with mild to moderate hypertension". Blood Press Suppl. 2: 25–30. PMID 18046976. 
  3. ^ Mallion JM (October 2007). "An evaluation of the initial and long-term antihypertensive efficacy of zofenopril compared with enalapril in mild to moderate hypertension". Blood Press Suppl. 2: 13–8. PMID 18046974.