Disease Information for Angiotensin Receptor Block (ARB) Administration/Toxicity

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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Angiotensin II serum levels (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Hyperkalemia
Fetal damage/teratogenic effect
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Angiotensin II/receptor antagonist drug (example)
DRUG/Antihypertensive medication (examples)
DRUG/Cardiovascular meds (examples)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
admin, ANGIOTENSIN II TYPE 01 RECEPTOR BLOCKERS, Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Antagonists, Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers, Type 1 Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists, Type 1 Angiotensin Receptor Blockers, Synonym/ARB
Definition

Cardiovascular drug; Angiotensin receptor blocker or ARB medication; Works the same as ACE drug with some exceptions; Anti-hypertensive, CHF, Diabetic renal vascular improvement still under study. Does not cause dry cough problems as do ACE drugs; Examples are Losartan, Valsartan, Candesartan

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