Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs) are used in patients with high blood pressure and other conditions. Brand names include Atacand, Avapro, Benicar, Cozaar, Diovan, Micardis, and Teveten. ARBs are also sold in combination with other medications.
FDA Drug Safety Communication: New Warning and Contraindication for blood pressure medicines containing aliskiren (Tekturna)
FDA Drug Safety Communication: No increase in risk of cancer with certain blood pressure drugs--Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs)[ARCHIVED]
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Ongoing safety review of the angiotensin receptor blockers and cancer[ARCHIVED]