1 doctor weighed in:
Is ACE inhibitor such as captropil effective as an antihypertensive or everyone?
1 doctor weighed in

Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
In brief: 1size never fits all
In medicine, one size doesn't fit all.
An ace inhibitor may be more appropriate if you have diabetes, since it can protect the kidneys from diabetic damage. If you have cardiac problems, a beta blocker may be more appropriate. Sometimes, a pt needs to use more than one HTN medication. This is why you & your doctor should discuss which blood pressure med is best in your p[articular case.

In brief: 1size never fits all
In medicine, one size doesn't fit all.
An ace inhibitor may be more appropriate if you have diabetes, since it can protect the kidneys from diabetic damage. If you have cardiac problems, a beta blocker may be more appropriate. Sometimes, a pt needs to use more than one HTN medication. This is why you & your doctor should discuss which blood pressure med is best in your p[articular case.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Umesh Patel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine - Cardiology
38 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors