ACE inhibitor

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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 and angiotensin II receptor antagonists for preventing the progression of diabetic kidney disease.
Chronic cardiac failure (mild to moderate) for which administration of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors is not appropriate
It is not uncommon for the anaesthetists to manage a hypertensive patient treated with Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACE-I) scheduled for either elective or emergency surgery.
Drehuta et al., "The fetal safety of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers," Obstetrics and Gynecology International, vol.
In addition to other life-extending medicines like cholesterol-lowering drugs (statins), blood thinners like aspirin, and artery-friendly drugs like angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers, it's not too remote that, soon, diabetics can finally take away the cardiovascular sword of Damocles hanging over their head.
They were already on a stable regimen of the standard of care therapy for diabetic nephropathy (renin-angiotensin system inhibition with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers).
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) are a major player in treating heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (heart squeeze).
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors account for a type of kinin-mediated angioedema.
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