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Ace-i
good in young athletes, in mild renal failure (increases renal blood flow)

incidence of cought (due to bradykinin)

Tendency for hyperkalemia, precip of ARF if used in HTN secondary to renal artery stenosis.
AII RB
Losartan, valsartan, irbesartan.

low side effects, no cough
Beta blockers
cardioprotective, may aggraate asthma

Do not use in CHF except carvedilol, an alpha-beta blocker.

impotense and depression

proven impact in morbidity and mortality in HTN.
Ca-Ch. blockers
good response in ELDERLY AND AFRICAN AMERICAN.

decrease PVR, lower HR and contractility (Verapamil, diltiazem, and other non-dihydropyridines (DHP)

side effects: AV vlock, flusing or edema

DO NOT USE SHORT ACTING DIHYDROPYRIDINES in MI for hypertensive pts.

Long acting agensts such as amlodipine should be used.
Diuretics
reduces ECF, some vasodilatory effect.

WORK WELL IN BLACKS AND ELDERLY.

thiazide diuretics may cause dyslipidemia, hyperglycema, gout, HYPOKALEMIA and impoetence.