Renin inhibitor

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Overview

Renin inhibitor, or inhibitors of renin, are a new group of pharmaceuticals that are used primarily in treatment of hypertension.

They act on the juxtaglomerular cells of kidney, which produce renin in response to decreased blood flow.

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