Acute and chronic effects of ramipril and captopril in congestive heart failure.

We studied the acute and long-term effects of ramipril and captopril in 12 patients with moderate to severe congestive heart failure using an open, parallel design. Drug doses were titrated. Compared with baseline values, maximal haemodynamic and humoral effects after the first dose of both angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors were similar, but the… CONTINUE READING