Table 2

Pharmacology of angiotensin receptor II type 1 blockers

Active metaboliteBioavailability (%)Half-life (h)Route of elimination (%)
KidneyLiver
LosartanYes3324060
ValsartanNo2591585
IrbesartanNo7011–152080
CandesartanYes423.5–43565
TelmisartanNo4324199
EprosartanNo155–71090
OlmesartanYes261335–5050–65
  • Adapted from Barreras and Gurk-Turner.10