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 (ACEI), Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARB), Aldosterone antagonists (AA).
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