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Angiotensin II receptor blockers, also known as ARBs or angiotensin antagonists, may be prescribed to help control hypertension and related conditions.

Common ARBs include:

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Angiotensin II receptor blockers, also known as ARBs or angiotensin antagonists, may be prescribed to help control hypertension and related conditions.

Common ARBs include:

... (more)

ARBs relax the blood vessels and lower blood pressure by shielding the blood vessels from angiotensin, a hormone that causes the blood vessels to constrict.

... (more)

Possible side effects of ARBs include:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Nasal congestion
  • Back and leg pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn

The general side effects in ARBs were similar to that of placebos in most studies. Like ACE inhibitors, they may have very rare, but severe side effects.

... (more)

Angiotensin II receptor blockers, also known as ARBs or angiotensin antagonists, may be prescribed to help control hypertension and related conditions.

Common ARBs include:

... (more)

ARBs relax the blood vessels and lower blood pressure by shielding the blood vessels from angiotensin, a hormone that causes the blood vessels to constrict.

... (more)

Like ACE inhibitors, ARBs relax blood vessels, lower blood pressure, and ease the heart’s workload. These effects may benefit people who have sustained damage to the heart as the result of a heart attack.

... (more)

Possible side effects of ARBs include:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Nasal congestion
  • Back and leg pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn

The general side effects in angiotensin II receptor blockers ARBs were similar to that of placebos in most studies. Like ACE inhibitors, they may have very rare, but severe side effects.

... (more)

Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) are a newer class of medications similar to ACE inhibitors, but with a significantly lower frequency of cough as a side effect. Doctors may prescribe this class of medicine for patients who cannot tolerate ACE inhibitors because of cough or other side effects.

Common ARBs include:

  • Candesartan (Atacand)
  • Irbesartan (Avapro)
  • Losartan (Cozaar)
  • Valsartan (Diovan)
... (more)

Like ACE inhibitors, ARBs relax blood vessels, lower blood pressure, and ease the heart’s workload. These effects may benefit people who have sustained damage to the heart as the result of a heart attack.

... (more)

Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) are a newer class of medications similar to ACE inhibitors, but with a significantly lower frequency of cough as a side effect. Doctors may prescribe this class of medicine for patients who cannot tolerate ACE inhibitors because of cough or other side effects.

Common ARBs include:

  • Candesartan (Atacand)
  • Irbesartan (Avapro)
  • Losartan (Cozaar)
  • Valsartan (Diovan)
... (more)

Like ACE inhibitors, ARBs relax blood vessels, lower blood pressure, and ease the heart’s workload. These effects may benefit people who have sustained damage to the heart as the result of a heart attack.

... (more)

Like ACE inhibitors, ARBs relax blood vessels, lower blood pressure, and ease the heart’s workload.

... (more)

Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) are a newer class of medications similar to ACE inhibitors, but with a significantly lower frequency of cough as a side effect. Doctors may prescribe this class of medicine for patients who cannot tolerate ACE inhibitors because of cough or other side effects. In selected groups of patients with severe congestive heart failure (CHF), ACE inhibitors may be used along with ARBs.

Common ARBs include:

  • Losartan (Cozaar)
  • Irbesartan (Avapro)
  • Valsartan (Diovan)
  • Candesartan
  • Eprosartan
  • Telmisartan
  • Olmesartan
... (more)

Possible side effects of ARBs include:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Nasal congestion
  • Back and leg pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn

The general side effects in ARBs were similar to that of placebos in most studies. Like ACE inhibitors, they may have very rare, but severe side effects.

... (more)

Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs) are a newer class of medications similar to ACE inhibitors, but with a significantly lower frequency of cough as a side effect. Doctors may prescribe this class of medicine for patients who cannot tolerate ACE inhibitors because of cough or other side effects. In selected groups of patients with severe congestive heart failure (CHF), ACE inhibitors may be used along with ARBs.

Common ARBs include:

  • Losartan (Cozaar)
  • Irbesartan (Avapro)
  • Valsartan (Diovan)
  • Candesartan
  • Eprosartan
  • Telmisartan
  • Olmesartan
... (more)

Like ACE inhibitors, ARBs relax blood vessels, lower blood pressure, and ease the heart’s workload.

... (more)