HOW DO ACEI/HCTZ COMBOS WORK?
ACEI blocks the angiotensin-converting enzyme, which is responsible for converting angiotensin I into angiotensin II. This conversion is responsible for the constriction of arteries and veins, leading to increased blood pressure.
ACEI and HCTZ, when used in combination, can lead to a significant decrease in blood pressure.
HOW ARE ACEI/HCTZ COMBOS USED?
ACEI/HCTZ combos are beneficial for treating severe hypertension
WHAT ARE SIDE EFFECTS OF ACEI/HCTZ COMBOS?
ACEI/HCTZ combos can cause the following side effects:
- Low blood pressure
- Chest pain
- Decreased weight
- Gastric distress
- Low potassium levels
- Light toxicity
The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible side effects, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. Check with your doctor or pharmacist to make sure these drugs do not cause any harm when you take them along with other medicines. Never stop taking your medication and never change your dose or frequency without consulting your doctor.
WHAT ARE NAMES OF ACEI/HCTZ COMBOS?
Generic and brand names of ACEI/HCTZ combos include: