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What does ACEI stand for?

ACEI stands for Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor


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The most up-to-date South African Hypertension Guideline states that the choice of therapy for either an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) or an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) should be based on cost and tolerability.
Among specific topics are anti-glaucoma carbonic anhydrase inhibitors as opthalmologic drugs, crystallographic studies of carbonic anydrases from fungal pathogens for structure-assisted drug development, sulfonylated matrix metalloproteinase inhibitors, Clostridium histolyticum collagenase inhibitors in the drug design, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, and inhibitors of histidinol dehydrogenases as antibacterial agents.
and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors or aldosterone receptor blockers.
For hypertension in nursing home patients, therapeutic substitution of a calcium channel blocker or angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) may be appropriate to avoid worsening mental dysfunction.
CTP-499, a potential first-in-class treatment for diabetic nephropathy, possesses a pleiotropic mechanism of action with anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant and anti-fibrotic properties that are different from the current standard-of-care, including angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEi) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs).
Following absorption, enalapril is hydrolyzed to enalaprilat, which is a more potent angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor than enalapril; enalaprilat is poorly absorbed when administered orally.