Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are usually a pill. There are also liquid oral solutions. If you are in the hospital, doctors there may also use a shot.
ACE inhibitor pills come in different shapes, colors, sizes, and forms. They can have letters, numbers, or both etched on them.
Depending on which type of ACE inhibitor you take, it might look very different. Medicines look different their form, dose, and which manufacturer makes them. The exact same dose of the same medicine may look very different if they are made by different companies.
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If you are unsure about a medicine, websites like Medscape Pill Identifier can help you find the name and dose of the medicine. It allows you to search for your medicine. You can search by its shape or color. You can also search by the letters or numbers on the pill.
The Poison Control Center gives free pill help at any time by calling 1-800-222-1222. You can also speak to someone in your local pharmacy.
When in doubt, have your doctor or pharmacist check your pill out!