ACE inhibitor

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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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Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors reduce mortality in hypertension: A meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitors involving 158,998 patients.
Patients with CKD need close monitoring of potassium and creatinine when starting angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker therapy, usually within 1 to 2 days of starting or adjusting their medication.
8, we used fixed combinations: angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and diuretic-Perindopril/Indapamide 2.
We aimed to identify how often AE is associated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI-AE) therapy and whether the severity of AE episodes in these patients differs from the severity of idiopathic AE.
Ganji, "Shall we stop or continue angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers prior to using contrast agents?
Hypotensive reactions associated with platelet transfusions and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.
The seven measures assessed included: three types of heart failure medications, including beta blockers, aldosterone antagonists, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers; the use of cardiac resynchronization therapy, a device that helps coordinate heart contractions; anticoagulant therapy for atrial fibrillation; the use of an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator device; and heart-failure patient education.
Effect of propranolol versus no propranolol on total mortality plus nonfatal myocardial infarction in older patients with prior myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, and left ventricular ejection fraction [greater than or equal to] 40% treated with diuretics plus angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.
In both study groups, additional antihypertensive drug treatment, other than ARBs or angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, was used to reach the target blood pressure of less than 130/80 mm Hg, Dr.
Theoretically, Pycnogenol may interact with blood-pressure medications such as angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin-converting enzyme receptor blockers.
Evidence from subsequent analyses of ALLHAT and other clinical outcome trials confirm that neither alpha blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, nor calcium channel blockers surpass thiazide-type diuretics (at appropriate dosage) as initial therapy for reduction of cardiovascular or renal risk," the authors wrote.
An evaluation of risk factors for adverse drug events associated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors from the venom of Bothrops jararaca: isolation, elucidation of structure and synthesis.
The researchers studied eight treatment classes, including angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers, [beta]-blockers, calcium channel blockers, loop diuretics, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, statins, and thiazide diuretics.
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