Do You Know How Beta Blockers Work off the Top of Your Head? This Free Cheat sheet can simply the category of Beta Blocker medications down into simple and understandable terms, so you won’t forget it.
“ ACE Inhibitors- How do they work? Angiotensin II is a very potent chemical that causes the blood vessels to contract, thereby narrowing the vessels. This increases the pressure within the vessels causing high blood pressure (hypertension).
The top three most commonly prescribed anti-hypertensive drugs can be easily remembered through the mnemonic ABC – ACE inhibitors (end in PRIL), Beta blockers (end in OLOL) and Calcium Antagonists (end in PINE except diltiazem and verapamil).