ACE Inhibitors (Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors, ACEIs)
This group of drugs cause relaxation of , as well as a decreased blood volume, which leads to lower and decreased demand from the . They inhibit the -converting .This is a .
About ACE Inhibitors
ACE affect the production of the body’s that are responsible for controlling levels. To do this they block a particular that plays a role in making , a which increases blood pressure.
The most common side effect of ACE is a dry . Less common side effects include an impaired sense of taste, swelling and . ACE inhibitors should not be taken by pregnant women because they can harm the unborn child.