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ACE inhibitors


prevent the synthesis of angiotensin II, a poten vasoconstrictor; used to treat hypertension and heart failure
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Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors


promote the accumulation of acetylcholine, resulting in prolonged cholingeric effects
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Adrenergic



produce effects similar to the neurotransmitter norepinephrine
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Adrenergic blocking agents


inhibit the adrenergic system, preventing stimulation of the adrenergic receptors
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Aldosterone receptor antagonists

block stimulation of mineralocorticoid receptors by aldosterone, thus reducing high blood pressure by reducing sodium reabsorption
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Aminoglycosides
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