ACE inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers are often effective when combined with other classes of medications. Sometimes, a beta-blocker is combined with an alpha-blocker. This may be useful for men who have hypertension and an enlarged prostate. The alpha-blocker may help both problems at the same time.
In respect to this, is metoprolol an ACE inhibitor or a beta blocker?
Metoprolol is the generic form of the brand-name drug Lopressor, prescribed to treat high blood pressure and prevent angina (chest pain). Metoprolol is a type of medication called a beta blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels and slowing heart rate, which improves blood flow and lowers blood pressure.
Is Prinivil a beta blocker?
Inderal (Propranolol) is good for treating many heart problems and other problems in the body, but it has more side effects than other beta blockers. You can't miss doses. Zestril (lisinopril) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects kidney function.
What is the most common side effect of ACE inhibitors?