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What does ACE stand for?`

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme

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Capoten

Captopril

3

Vasotec

Enalapril

4

Prinivil

Lisinopril

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Zestril

Lisinopril

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Altace

Ramipril

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What do ACE inhibitors do?

Stops Angiotensin II

which increases bradykinin

increase diaresis

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What does Bradykinin cause?

Vasodilation

9

What are the side effects of ACE inhibitors?

  1. High Potassium levels
  2. severe vomiting and diarrhea

 

10

Can pregnant woman take ACE inhibitors?

Nope.

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What does ARBs stand for?

Angiotensin II receptor blockers

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Cozaar

Losartan

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What is a side effect for ARBs?

  1. increase risk of falling 
  2. dizziness, lightheaded

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What's an advantage of an ARB over an ACE inhibitor?

no cough or/and angioedema

15

Define a Class I recommendation

the highest recommendation

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Normal effect of ACE inhibitors include what?

diuresis