ACE Inhibitors (cont.)

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What are some examples of ACE inhibitors

The following is a list of the ACE inhibitors that are available in the United States:

What are the side effects of ACE inhibitors?

ACE inhibitors are well-tolerated by most individuals. Nevertheless, they are not free of side effects, and some patients should not use ACE inhibitors.

ACE inhibitors usually are not prescribed for pregnant women because they may cause birth defects.

Individuals with bilateral renal artery stenosis (narrowing) may experience worsening of kidney function, and people who have had a severe reaction to ACE inhibitors probably should avoid them.

The most common side effects are:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/10/2015


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