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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



Zestril  listen  (ZEH-stril)

  A drug used to treat high blood pressure and certain heart conditions. It is also being studied in the prevention and treatment of side effects caused by some anticancer drugs. It blocks certain enzymes that cause blood vessels to constrict (narrow). It is a type of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Also called lisinopril and Prinivil.