Hypertensive patients may be prescribed either an angiotensin converting
enzyme inhibitor (ACE-l; e.g., lisinopril) or an angiotensin receptor blocker
(ARB; e.g., losartan). Which of the following statements correctly
summarizes one way that losartan differs from lisinopril?
A. Losartan inhibits the production and degradation of angiotensin I whereas lisinopril does not.
B. Lisinopril is an aldosterone receptor blocker whereas losartan is not.
C. LiSinopril enhances bradvkinin-mediated vasodilation whereas losartan does not
D. Losartan blocks beta1- and alpha1-adrenergic receptors resulting in vasodilation whereas lisinopril does not
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