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Ramipril

Last Revision: February 28, 2019.

CASRN: 87333-19-5

Chemical structure

Drug Levels and Effects

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because no information is available on the use of ramipril during breastfeeding, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.

Drug Levels

Maternal Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Infant Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects in Breastfed Infants

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects on Lactation and Breastmilk

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Alternate Drugs to Consider

Benazepril, Captopril, Enalapril, Quinapril

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Ramipril

CAS Registry Number

87333-19-5

Drug Class

  • Breast Feeding
  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
  • ACE Inhibitors
  • ACEIs

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