What does ACE stand for?`
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme
What do ACE inhibitors do?
Stops Angiotensin II
which increases bradykinin
What does Bradykinin cause?
What are the side effects of ACE inhibitors?
- High Potassium levels
- severe vomiting and diarrhea
Can pregnant woman take ACE inhibitors?
What does ARBs stand for?
Angiotensin II receptor blockers
What is a side effect for ARBs?
- increase risk of falling
- dizziness, lightheaded
What's an advantage of an ARB over an ACE inhibitor?
no cough or/and angioedema
Define a Class I recommendation
the highest recommendation
Normal effect of ACE inhibitors include what?