How Zinc interacts with ACE inhibitors

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

These medications may decrease the amount of zinc in the body due to increased elimination in the urine. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)

These drugs include benazepril, captopril, enalapril, lisinopril, fosinopril,moexipril, quinapril, ramipril, trandolapril, perindopril erbumine


  1. View Abstract: Golik A, et al. Effects of Captopril and Enalapril on Zinc Metabolism in Hypertensive Patients. J Am Coll Nutr. 1998;17(1):75-78.