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Synonyms for Vasotec

an ACE inhibitor (trade name Vasotec) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney and so results in vasodilation

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In addition to this mega-competitor challenge, Merck also faces a cluster of major patent expirations during the next three years, including Vasotec, Pepcid, Prilosec, Mevacor, and Prinivil.
Its top products are well-known to anyone who has spent time waiting in line at a pharmacy: Propecia, Maxalt, Vioxx, Zocor and Vasotec, among others.
For example, Merck has challenged Apotex in Canada over Vasotec, Canada's largest selling medicine and Merck's top product.
ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors, including Capoten, Vasotec, Prinivil, and Zestril, cause blood vessels to dilate.
Merck's cardio-vascular drug, Vasotec, has generated over one billion dollars in sales in its first two years on the market.
Much of Merck's rapid growth was due to Vasotec, a heart drug introduced in 1986 that now commands over US $ 1 billion a year in sales, and an assortment of other medications for heart disease.
Barzoukas' representations in Hatch-Waxman Act patent infringement suits have resulted in the protection of the franchises for major pharmaceutical products, such as FOSAMAX, FOSAMAX OW, VASOTEC, PEPCID, ACTONEL, SINGULAIR, TEMODAR and VIOXX.
Commonly used ACE inhibitors include Vasotec, Captopril, Zestril, Accupril, Lotensin.
Drug FFS Mentions Drug HMO Mentions Lanoxin 11,040,029 FUROSEMIDE 765,020 Cardizem 7,279,562 Lanoxin 738,471 Procardia 6,848,458 Vasotec 580,145 Zantac 6,775,104 Cardizem 545,495 FUROSEMIDE 6,190,546 HCTZ(**) 496,224 Lasix 6,000,161 Procardia 479,228 Vasotec 5,992,800 Premarin 413,688 Synthroid 5,697,207 Synthroid 402,307 Capoten 5,500,437 ISOSORBIDE DN 401,875 Premarin 5,131,864 Ventolin 386,878
Two products, Mevacor and Vasotec, are megadrugs with sales topping $1 billion.