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saralasin

 [sar-al´ah-sin]
an angiotensin II antagonist, used in the form of the acetate ester as an antihypertensive in treatment of severe hypertension and in diagnosis of renin-dependent hypertension.

saralasin

/sar·al·a·sin/ (sar-al´ah-sin) an angiotensin II antagonist, used in the form of the acetate ester as an antihypertensive in the treatment of severe hypertension and in the diagnosis of renin-dependent hypertension.

saralasin

a competitive antagonist of angiotensin. It is administered by IV injection to assess the role of the renin-angiotensin system in the maintenance of blood pressure. A decrease in blood pressure is expected in renin-dependent hypertension.

saralasin

a competitive angiotensin II antagonist.