ACE Inhibitors and ARBs

ACE Inhibitors and ARBs Angiotensin is a chemical your body produces that makes your arteries narrow.  ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) help keep your blood vessels open wide so blood can pump to the rest of your body easily. Common ACE inhibitors include enalapril, captopril, or lisinopril. Common ARBs include losartan …

ACE Inhibitors and ARBs Read More »

Beta Blocker

Beta Blocker Beta blockers lower your blood pressure by slowing down how fast your heart beats. They are used to help your heart heal or remodel. Carvedilol (Coreg) and metoprolol (Lopressor) are two beta blockers that your doctor might prescribe to keep your blood pressure in goal range.  Common side effects: Dizziness Tiredness, decreased energy …

Beta Blocker Read More »