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Term: Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonists (A2RAs)

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2008-02-28


A therapeutic class of drug commonly used to treat hypertension and other cardiovascular risks. In the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) drug classification, the first four digits of A2RA drugs are C09C and C09D.

Related terms 


  • Morgan SG, Kozyrskyj A, Metge C, Roos NP. Pharmaceuticals: Therapeutic interchange and pricing policies. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2003. [Report] [Summary] (View)

Term used in 

  • Metge C, Kozyrskyj A, Dahl M, Yogendran M, Roos NP. Pharmaceuticals: Focussing on Appropriate Utilization. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2003. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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