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Lisinopril

Lisinopril belongs to a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. Lisinopril is used in children with heart problems to lower the blood pressure and help reduce the workload of the heart. 

Enalapril

Enalapril belongs to a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. They are used in children with heart problems to lower blood pressure and help reduce the workload of the heart. 

Atenolol

Atenolol belongs to a group of medicines called beta blockers. Atenolol is a medicine used in patients with heart problems to lower the blood pressure and lower the heart rate.

Potassium iodate 

Potassium iodate is a thyroid blocking medicine. It is given before a particular type of isotope scan at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) called a MIBG scan. The potassium iodate protects the thyroid against the isotope given during this scan.

Digoxin

Digoxin is a medicine used when the heart does not pump properly. It is also used to treat some abnormal heart rhythms.

Nephritis

Glomerulonephritis is the term used when the glomeruli become inflamed. This means that the blood is less able to pass through the blood vessels in the glomerulus and so the kidneys cannot make as much urine as usual.

Chronic renal failure

Chronic renal failure (CRF) is a term used when the kidneys are not working as well as they should. The term implies that both kidneys are affected. This is because one normal kidney is enough to maintain normal kidney function throughout life.