Respiratory effects of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition.

  • K. E. Berkin
  • Published 1989 in The European respiratory journal


Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors have been available for the treatment of hypertension and heart failure for several years. This class of drugs is generally well accepted by the patient (1), but an unusual, infrequent, and troublesome side-effect, cough, has become apparent. This article reviews this side-effect and also the possibility of… (More)


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