NAPLEX Practice Question # 49

NAPLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 49.


 

Naplex

Losartan (Cozaar)

Losartan (Cozaar), an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB), might be a usefulb antihypertensive agent in the patient who has both hyperuricemia and hypertension because this agent can lower serum uric acid levels by inhibiting the uptake of uric acid by the urate anion exchange transporter in the proximal tubule. Th is eff ect is minimal or not seen in other ARBs.

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