Altace for Dementia Treatment

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

A recent study showed that ramipril (Altace) and certain other ACE inhibitors may be useful in lowering the rate of mental decline in older patients diagnosed with dementia. ACE inhibitors are generally indicated for treating hypetension. The study compared older dementia patients with and without the influence of this group of medications. The researchers found […]

Altace and Other BP Medications Being Prescribed Too Often

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Decades of research has shown that prescribing Altace or other hypertension medications is a viable approach for patients who have a blood pressure equal to or greater than 160/100. However, more patients are being prescribed with powerful medications like Altace despite having milder hypertension. This practice of prescribing medications on habit and belief may not […]