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Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEIs)

Type of Drug: Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEls); drugs used to lower blood pressure. How the Drug Works: Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) is involved in certain chemical reactions that constrict (narrow) blood vessels and cause sodium and fluid retention by the kidney. This can cause an increase in blood pressure. …

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