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Dog: ACE inhibitors

Angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. This is a medication which decreases the function of the angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE). Angiotensin-converting-enzyme changes a compound called angiotensin I to angiotensin II. Angiotensin II is a blood vessel constrictor. Therefore, ACE inhibitors cause blood vessels to dilate due to less angiotensin II being produced.

Update version: 4/24/2014, © Copyright by www.enpevet.de
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