ACE inhibitor

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Related to Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors: Angiotensin receptor blocker, Beta blockers, Losartan, Calcium channel blockers
  • noun

Synonyms for ACE inhibitor

an antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin II in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries

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056 ** Data are presented as median (minimal-maximum) and proportions (percentages) *Mann-Whitney U test ** Chi square test ACEIs-- angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, AF--atrial fibrillation, AP -angina pectoris, ARBs -angiotensin receptor blockers, Ml--myocardial Infarction Table 5.
Effect of preoperative angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker use on the frequency of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: a cohort study from the atrial fibrillation suppression trials II and III.
Hsu, Bates, Kuperman & Curhan (2001), in their study, "Blood pressure and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor use in hypertensive patients with chronic renal insufficiency," sought to investigate actual clinical management of hypertension in 3,089 ambulatory patients with CKD by using medical record information from a Massachusetts hospital.
CTP-499, a potential first-in-class treatment for diabetic nephropathy, possesses a pleiotropic mechanism of action with anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and anti-fibrotic properties that are different from the current standard-of-care, including angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEi) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs).
An ethnopharmacological survey for potential angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors from India medicinal plants.
Angioedema of the face, extremities, lips, tongue, glottis and/or larynx has been reported in patients treated with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, including VASOTEC.
Bennett Neuropsychiatric Research Award and was also a winner of the American Heart Association Discovery Award for work on the development of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors.
Angioedema: Angioedema of the face, extremities, lips, tongue, glottis and/or larynx has been reported in patients treated with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, including PRINIVIL.
In considering the use of monotherapy with COZAAR, it should be noted that in controlled trials COZAAR had an effect on blood pressure that was notably less in black patients than in non-blacks, a finding similar to the small effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors in blacks.
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