Listril 10mg Tablets 100’s. These tablets belong to a group of medicines known as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Listril treats high blood pressure and heart failure. Also, it lowers the chances of having a heart attack or stroke.
Listril works by blocking a substance in the body that causes the blood vessels to tighten. As a result, Listril relaxes the blood vessels. This lowers blood pressure and increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart.
Listril is also used to help treat heart failure. It is also used in some patients after a heart attack. After a heart attack, some of the heart muscle is damaged and weakened. The heart muscle may continue to weaken as time goes by.
This makes it more difficult for the heart to pump blood. Listril may be started within 24 hours after a heart attack to increase survival rate.