Does Altace (ramipril) improve survival after a heart attack better than other ACE inhibitors

Does Altace (ramipril) improve survival after a heart attack better than other ACE inhibitors?

Probably not...but some reps would like to spin results of a new study to their advantage.

There are some differences between these drugs...half-life, degree of tissue binding, etc. And some researchers suggest that agents with longer half-lives and greater tissue binding produce better outcomes.

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