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Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone – Drugs in Hypertension

by Pravin Shukle, MD
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    The lecture Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone – Drugs in Hypertension by Pravin Shukle, MD is from the course Cardiovascular Pharmacology. It contains the following chapters:

    • The Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Pathway
    • The Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System Drugs

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    1. Spironolactone
    2. Aliskiren
    3. Captopril
    4. Valsartan
    5. Losartan
    1. Hyperkalemia
    2. Cough
    3. Headaches
    4. Feminization
    5. Pancreatitis
    1. Aliskiren
    2. Losartan
    3. None of the RAAS drugs cause diarrhea
    4. Spirinolactone
    5. Captopril
    1. Patients are more compliant with ARBs as they are better tolerated
    2. The shelf-life of ACE-Is is shorter than ARBs, so they lose potency more quickly over time
    3. ACE-Is have been shown to be more effective in practice than ARBs
    4. Only ARBs can be combined with diuretics, leading to a synergistic effect
    5. Patients are more compliant with ARBs because ACEIs are more expensive

    Author of lecture Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone – Drugs in Hypertension

     Pravin Shukle, MD

    Pravin Shukle, MD


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    RAAS
    By Lisa H. on 21. June 2018 for Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone – Drugs in Hypertension

    Simple way to understand the RAAS system and the meds associated with it.

     
    Great lecture
    By Jacob S. on 05. March 2017 for Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone – Drugs in Hypertension

    Dr. Shunkle provides a great explanation of the RAAS. The lecture follows nicely along with my book and studies.