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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
Blood Pressure Treat: Ace inhibitors block the conversion angiotensin i to angiotensin ii, which constricts the vessels, increases the following: salt retention in the kidn ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
ACE inhibitor: inhibits the conversion of Anigotensin I to II. I specialize in high blood pressure and happy to do 2nd opinion. Live.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Routh
46 years experience Internal Medicine
BP Medicine: An ACE inhibitor or angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor is a category of medicine used to treat high blood pressure. It blocks the conversion of ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Toloza
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Type of BP med: An ace inhibitor, or angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, is a type of blood pressure medication to control high blood pressure.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Carreon
21 years experience General Practice
ACE-I: ACE-I or angiotensin converting enzyme-inhibitors, usually end with the suffix "-pril." They include benazepril, captopril, enalapril, fosinopril, lis ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Atenolol: Is a beta blocker not an ace inhibitor.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
metoprolol: Is a beta blocker.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Both effective: Similar effectiveness. Ace inhibitor has a higher incidence of a nuisance cough as a side effect. If this happens you might try an arb.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Ace: For CHF it takes about 6 weeks to see clinical improvement. For hypertension it can be less time.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Atenolol: Atenolol is a beta blocker not an ace inhibitor.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: It's an angiotensin receptor blocker.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Olmesartan: Olmesartan(benicar)is not an ace inhibitor. It is an angiotensin receptor blocker. It acts further along the same pathway as an ace inhibitor and prod ... Read More

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