Effect of Intense Angiotensin II Suppression on the Diuretic Response to Furosemide During Chronic ACE Inhibition

  • Joanna M
  • Published 2005

Abstract

Background Contrary to expectation, most studies have demonstrated that initiation of an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor in conventional doses in patients with heart failure reduces the diuretic efficacy of furosemide. Recently, it has been suggested that single low doses (1 mg) but not high doses (25 mg) of captopril enhance furosemideinduced… (More)

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