hypertension part 2

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change the shape of calcium channels in cardiac and vascular smooth muscle
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block the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin IIACE inhibitorsbenefits of ACE inhibitorsreduce blood pressure, slow progression of heart failure, reduce mortality, lower mortality post MI, lower risk for stroke and MI in high risk patientsACE inhibitors end in-pril (benzapril, lisinopril)ACE inhibitor that can be administered IVenalaprilcautions for use with ACE inihbitorsdry cough, angioedema, orthostatic hypotension, headache, hyperkalemia, pregnancy cat Dangiotensin II receptor blocker- do not prevent conversion of angiotensin I but block it from activating receptorsARBsbenefits of ARBsused to treat heart failure, MI, prevent stroke, do not cause cough, lessened risk of angioedemaARBs end in-sartan (losartan, valsartan)cautions for use with ARBsorthostatic hypotension, headache, hyperkalemia, pregnancy cat D