Trandolapril is an ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme. Trandolapril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), and to improve survival after a heart attack. Trandolapril may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Trandolapril, brand name Mavik, belongs to a class of drugs known as Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors. Trandolapril is used for treating high blood pressure in combination with other drugs or alone. Trandolapril functions by helping to relax the blood vessels thereby lowering the blood pressure in a patient. Patients should note that Trandolapril may cause injury or death to a fetus if taken during pregnancy.