Chemical formula: C₂₂H₃₁N₃O₅  Molecular mass: 417.499 g/mol  PubChem compound: 56330

Active ingredient description

Cilazapril is a specific, long-acting angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which suppresses the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and thereby the conversion of the inactive angiotensin I to angiotensin II, which is a potent vasoconstrictor.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
C09AA08 Cilazapril C Cardiovascular system → C09 Agents acting on the renin-angiotensin system → C09A ACE inhibitors, plain → C09AA ACE inhibitors, plain
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
VASCACE Film-coated tablet Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC
INHIBACE Tablet Health Products and Food Branch (CA) MPI, CA: SPM

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 88768-40-5
CAS Substance: 92077-78-6
DrugBank Drug: DB01340
KEGG Drug: D07699
PubChem Compound: 56330
RxNorm Ingredient: 21102
SNOMED-CT Concept: 395947008
Cilazapril (substance)
UNII Identifier: 8Q9454114Q


Cilazapril is an active ingredient of these brands:

Austria (AT)

Brazil (BR)

Canada (CA)

Germany (DE)

Israel (IL)

New Zealand (NZ)

Poland (PL)

South Africa (ZA)

Spain (ES)

Turkey (TR)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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