angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor


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angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor:

see ACE inhibitorACE inhibitor
or angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
, drug used to reduce elevated blood pressure (see hypertension), to treat congestive heart failure, and to alleviate strain on hearts damaged as a result of a heart attack (see infarction).
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Left ventricular function evaluation and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor use, the 2 key quality indicators of heart failure care, are often underutilized.
6) SBP, mean (SD) 146 (27) 149 (26) 131 (21)(*) DBP, mean (SD) 82 (13) 85 (13) 77 (11)(*) Total cholesterol, mean (SD) 222 (49) 212 (44) 217 (51) ACEI or ARB denotes angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker; SD, standard deviation; Hb [A.
Many physicians have favored using a calcium channel blocker over an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) for African Americans with hypertension because, in general, the blood pressure of blacks falls more dramatically in response to a calcium channel blocker.
CHICAGO -- An angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor may be as good as a statin for reducing C-reactive protein levels.
All patients were treated with optimal medical therapy: 90% were treated with an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or an angiotensin-receptor blocker, 65% with a [beta]-blocker, and 55% with spironolactone.
The higher cost of full-dose as compared with low-dose angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy in patients with congestive heart failure is more than offset by the resultant savings that are obtained through a reduction in hospital admissions.
BERLIN -- After an acute myocardial infarction in a high-risk patient, an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor remains the drug of choice over a selective angiotensin receptor blocker.
Patients with CKD need close monitoring of potassium and creatinine when starting angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker therapy, usually within 1 to 2 days of starting or adjusting their medication.
We aimed to identify how often AE is associated with angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI-AE) therapy and whether the severity of AE episodes in these patients differs from the severity of idiopathic AE.
Dipeptidyl peptidase IV in angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor associated angioedema.
Chalmers' analysis used data from an average 6-year follow-up of patients after they completed a 4-year trial that had randomized them to treatment with either the combined formulation of the angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor perindopril and the diuretic indapamide, or to placebo.
Cong, "Is angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor a contraindication for contrast-induced nephropathy prophylaxis?

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