After the brief description of the most important hypertensive pathophysiological processes (renin, angiotensins) which are closely related to angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors as well as to the mechanisms of action of captopril, author summarizes the essential clinical findings from the international and Hungarian literature. A short guideline for the administration of captopril to hypertensive patients is also given.
|Translated title of the contribution||Treatment of hypertension by captopril|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Acta pharmaceutica Hungarica|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 1 1997|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pharmaceutical Science