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What is the mechanism of ACE inhibitors?

QUESTION; What is the mechanism of ACE inhibitors?

ANSWER: ACE inhibitors inhibit angiotensin-converting enzyme, reducing levels of angiotensin II and preventing inactivation of bradykinin, a potent vasodilator. Renin release is increased due to loss of feedback inhibition.

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