USMLE Step 1 - Question 3

A 56-year-old African American female with a history of asthma is diagnosed with hypertension. Laboratory studies reveal a creatinine of 3.0 mg/dL and a potassium level of 5.1 mg/dL. Which of the following medications is appropriate to treat her hypertension?

A. amlodipine

B. hydrochlorothiazide

C. enalapril

D. propranolol

E. spironolactone

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