Altace is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and to improve survival after a heart attack. It works by relaxing blood vessels and decreasing blood volume.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Altace exactly as prescribed.
Don’t use Altace if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Do not use Altace if you have had angioedema or within 36 hours of taking medicine that contains sacubatril.
If you have diabetes, do not take Altace together with medications that contain aliskiren (Tekturna, Tekamlo).
Before taking Altace, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
Common side effects of Altace include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
Can I drink alcohol while taking Altace?
Drinking alcohol can lower your blood pressure, and may increase side effects of Altace like dizziness and tiredness. Use alcohol carefully and inform your doctor of any adverse effects.