A middle-aged man was recently diagnosed with hypertension. The antihypertensive medication prescribed to him enhances natriuresis, decreases serum angiotensin II and concentration, and decreases aldosterone production. This medication most likely belongs to which of the following drug classes?
A. Angiotensin receptor blocker
B. Direct renin inhibitor
C. Loop diuretics
D. Alpha-adrenergic blocker
E. Aldosterone receptor antagonist
[expand title=”CLICK HERE VIEW CORRECT ANSWER:”][sociallocker]Correct answer is B.[/sociallocker][/expand]