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is atenolol an ace inhibitor

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Atenolol: Atenolol is a beta blocker not an ace inhibitor.
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
ACE or BB: No it is a BB. Happy to do 2nd opinion as specialize in high blood pressure for over 50 years.

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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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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
ACE or BB?: Not it is a BB. Happy to do 2nd opinion as specialize in high blood pressure for over 50 years.
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.
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 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
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Side effects: The side effects would last longer but not with more prevalence.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Various medications can have varied effectiveness in different patients. Beta blocker is not a highly potent antihypertensive. Ace inhibitors are effe ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jared Adams
11 years experience General Practice
Depends: I agree that twice daily dosing in clinical trials has somewhat better effects on the neuroendocrine system, however many pills are not safe to split- ... Read More
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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