List of ACE Inhibitors:
Trade & Generic Names

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List of ACE Inhibitors: Trade & Generic Names

The following is a list of trade names and generic names of ACE inhibitors. These drugs with their respective generic drug names are available locally and are used for high blood pressure (hypertension).

The list is sorted according to the cost per day of using the particular ACE inhibitor. The parts of the table are as follows:

  • Brand name refers to the trade name of a specific ACE inhibitor.
  • Generic name refers to the name of the active ingredient of a particular ACE inhibitor. Medicines with the same generic names have a similar pharmacologic effects.
  • Stock dose refers to the amount (in milligrams) of the active ACE inhibitor contained in each tablet.
  • Initial dose refers to the usual amount given when the drug is initially prescribed.
  • Initial freq refers to the number of times the drug is taken each day, when it is initially prescribed.
  • Unit Price refers to the manufacturer's price per tablet.
  • Cost per day refers to the total cost of taking the drug daily, considering the stock dose, initial dose and initial frequency.

How can I make use of this data?

The data may be used by physicians to compare the cost of different ACE inhibitors. The tabular format provides physicians a quick survey of the comparative prices and cost-per-day of using a particular drug.

The data may be used by patients to search for more affordable ACE inhibitors with the same action and bioavailability as their current prescription drug.


Centile Rank Brand Name Generic Name Stock Dose (mg) Initial Dose (mg) Initial Freq. Unit Price Cost per day
9 Pharex Enalapril 5 5 1 8.00 8.00
20 Hypace Enalapril 5 5 1 10.82 10.82
26 Winthrop Ramipril 2.5 2.5 1 12.50 12.50
30 Naprilate Enalapril 5 5 1 13.50 13.50
32 Coversyl Perindopril 5 2.5 1 27.88 13.94
36 Perigard-2 Perindopril 2 2 1 14.50 14.50
37 Stadenace Enalapril 5 5 1 14.63 14.63
38 Peripril Perindopril 4 4 1 15.00 15.00
46 Bloc-Med Captopril 25 25 2 8.60 17.20
54 BPNorm Fosinopril 10 10 1 19.81 19.81
58 Norten Imidapril 5 5 1 21.18 21.18
60 Vascor Imidapril 5 5 1 22.23 22.23
65 Renitec Enalapril 5 5 1 23.69 23.69
71 Vasostad Captopril 25 25 2 13.80 27.60
78 Ritemed Captopril 25 25 2 16.51 33.02
84 Tritace Ramipril 2.5 2.5 1 38.85 38.85
84 Primace Captopril 25 25 2 19.56 39.12
86 Accupril Quinapril 10 10 1 43.41 43.41
87 Cibacen Benazepril 10 10 1 44.81 44.81
90 Zestril Lisinopril 10 10 1 50.31 50.31
95 Ramipro Ramipril 2.5 2.5 1 59.55 59.55

Compiled by healthypinoy.com staff from MIMS 2013 135th Edition.
Last updated July 23, 2013.