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arrow Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS)
26-08-2010
Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) plays an important role in development of hypertension and end-organ damage. However, optimized RAAS inhibition is difficult to achieve with current available agents because of active compensatory feedback mechanism that results in renin release and increased in plasma renin activity (PRA).
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arrow Calcium Channel Blockers
29-10-2008
There are three major classes of CCBs (phenylalkylamines, dihydropyridines and benzothiazepines) with different characteristics and all are effective in lowering BP.
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arrow Diuretics
23-07-2007
The use of diuretics is well established in the treatment of hypertension. Thiazide diuretics are cheap and are the most widely used antihypertensive agents.
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arrow Beta-blockers
23-07-2007
Beta-blockers have long been established in the treatment of hypertension. They are particularly useful in hypertensive patients with effort angina, tachyarrhythmias or previous myocardial infarction where they have been shown to reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.
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arrow ACE Inhibitors
23-07-2007
ACEIs are effective in lowering BP. They are generally well tolerated and do not have adverse effects on lipid and glucose metabolism. Their safety profile is good. Their benefits have been demonstrated in certain groups of patients beyond BP reduction.
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arrow Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (Angiotensin II Antagonists)
23-07-2007
ARBs are specific angiotensin II receptor antagonists with many properties similar to those of ACEIs. Unlike ACEIs, persistent dry cough is not a problem.
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