arb

noun \ ˈärb \
Updated on: 26 Apr 2018

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First Known Use of arb

1979

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ARB

abbreviation

medical Definition of ARB

angiotensin-receptor blocker; angiotensin II receptor blocker
  • ARBs are more costly than ACE inhibitors and have more side effects, their primary value is as an alternative for patients who cannot tolerate ACE inhibitors because of cough.
  • —John J. V. McMurrayThe New England Journal of Medicine10 Apr. 2008

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