ARBs - Angiotensin II Blockers

Card Set Information

Author:
CharlieSCC
ID:
185214
Filename:
ARBs - Angiotensin II Blockers
Updated:
2012-11-24 22:52:19
Tags:
ARBs Angioensin II blockers Cardiac meds HTN Hypertensives
Folders:

Description:
ARB Hypertensives
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user CharlieSCC on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. ARBs - Angiotensin II Blockers

    losartan  -  Cozaar
    valsartan  -  Diovan

    MOA
    Prevents the release of aldosterone ("sodium saver")

    Acts on the RAAS - renin angiotensin aldosterone system

    • Blocks angiotensin II from the AT1 receptorsfound in many tissues
    •    -  blocks the vasoconstrictor effects of angiotensin II at the receptor site

    Causes vasodilation and decreased peripheral resistance
  2. ARBs - Angiotensin II Blockers

    losartan  -  Cozaar
    valsartan  -  Diovan

    SE
    dizziness, hypotension

    lifethreatening: angioedema
  3. ARBs - Angiotensin II Blockers

    losartan  -  Cozaar

    about? peak, duration?
    potent vasoldilator

    • Peaks - 6 hours
    • duration - 24 hours
  4. ARBs - Angiotensin II Blockers

    Antihypertensives

    "sartans"
  5. losartan - Cozaar
    valsartan - Diovan
  6. ARBs - Angiotensin II Blockers

    losartan  -  Cozaar
    valsartan  -  Diovan

    Contraindication
    Not taken during pregnancy

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview