angiotensin receptor blocker

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angiotensin receptor blocker

n
any of a class of drugs that block the uptake of angiotensin: used in the treatment of high blood pressure
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Lefevre, Protein Binding in Plasma of Valsartan, a New Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonist, J.
Losartan is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (Satoh et al.
Identification of telmisartan as a unique angiotensin II receptor antagonist with selective PPARgamma-modulating activity.
Contract notice: Supply of Angiotensin II receptor antagonist valsartan tablets.
monotherapy with the angiotensin II receptor antagonist losartan and diuretic hydrochlorothiazide is now underway to evaluate whether patients respond the same way to this common antihypertension drug combination.
Use of the angiotensin II receptor antagonist olmesartan was associated with a delayed onset of microalbuminuria in a randomized, double-blind controlled trial involving more than 4,000 patients with type 2 diabetes.
Early treatment plans should include medications that lower blood pressure, such as valsartan an angiotensin II receptor antagonist that has also been shown to reduce microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetic patients, independently of its antihypertensive effects.
Effects of chronic angiotensin II receptor antagonist and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor treatments on neurohormonal levels and haemodynamics during cardiopulmonary bypass.
The new Pharmacor report "Hypertension" finds that sales of Novartis's Tekturna, the first renin inhibitor that will be used to treat hypertension, will be bolstered if clinical trial data demonstrate that the drug can provide prevention of end-organ damage superior to that of the angiotensin II receptor antagonist drug class.
Abstract: Candesartan cilexetil is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist that is widely used in the treatment of hypertension.

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