ACE inhibitors are used to treat hypertension, diabetic nephropathy, heart attack, heart failure, migraines, and coronary artery disease. They work by relaxing blood vessels, allowing blood to flow easier to the heart and brain.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular ACE Inhibitors

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Prinivil
(lisinopril)
7
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Lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril) is an inexpensive drug used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also given to reduce the risk of death after a heart attack. Lisinopril is more popular than comparable drugs. Lisinopril is available in generic and brand versions. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Zestril
(lisinopril)
7
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Lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril) is an inexpensive drug used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also given to reduce the risk of death after a heart attack. Lisinopril is more popular than comparable drugs. Lisinopril is available in generic and brand versions. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Lotensin
(benazepril)
7
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Benazepril (Lotensin) is an inexpensive drug used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic benazepril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Vasotec
(enalapril)
14
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Enalapril (Vasotec) is an inexpensive drug used alone or together with other medications to treat high blood pressure. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic enalapril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Altace
(ramipril)
8
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Ramipril (Altace) is a moderately priced drug used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic ramipril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Accupril
(quinapril)
8
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Quinapril (Accupril) is an inexpensive drug used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic quinapril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
fosinopril
12
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Fosinopril (Monopril) is a moderately priced drug used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is only available in generic form, and in combination with the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide (as fosinopril/hctz). Brand name Monopril had the same active ingredient, but has been discontinued. Generic fosinopril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
captopril
33
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Captopril (Capoten) is a moderately priced drug is used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic captopril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Mavik
(trandolapril)
15
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Trandolapril (Mavik) is a moderately priced drug used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic trandolapril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Univasc
(moexipril)
29
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Trandolapril (Mavik) is a moderately priced drug used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic trandolapril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Aceon
(perindopril)
19
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Perindopril (Aceon) is a moderately priced drug used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic perindopril is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Epaned
293
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Enalapril (Epaned) is an expensive drug used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is the only oral liquid ACE inhibitor available, and is only available in brand form. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Qbrelis
1,037
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LISINOPRIL is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also used to protect the heart immediately after a heart attack.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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