Ramipril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.
Ramipril is also used to improve survival after a heart attack.
It may also be used in high risk patients (such as patients with heart disease/diabetes) to help prevent heart attacks and strokes.
This medication may also be used to treat heart failure in patients who have had a recent heart attack.Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor and works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.