Angiotensin II Antagonists
80 mg once daily. May be increased to 160 mg daily or a diuretic may be added.
Rick of hypotension in Na-&/ or vol-depleted patients, renal artery stenosis, severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance <10 mL/min), biliary cirrhosis or obstruction. Caution in road users. Pregnancy & lactation.
Headache, dizziness, fatigue.
Concomitant use of K-sparing diuretics, K suppements or salt substitutes containing K may lead to increases in serum K.