TITLE

Angiotensin II receptor blocker plus angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor increases risk for adverse effects

AUTHOR(S)
Granger, Christopher B.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 148 Issue 2, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on four trials investigating if the combination of an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) and an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE-I) increases risk for adverse effects more than standard therapy in symptomatic left ventricular (LV) dysfunction patients. In patients with chronic heart failure or acute myocardial infarction with symptomatic LV dysfunction, the combination of an ARB and an ACE-I increases risk for adverse effects more than standard therapy.
ACCESSION #
32435132

 

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