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Severe angioedema induced by angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors: role of precipitating factors.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12126067     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors like captopril, enalapril, lisinopril, trandopril and ramipril may rarely induce a life threatening angioedema. We present two cases of severe angioedema induced by enalapril and ramipril along with possible precipitating factors observed in these patients. The importance of prompt recognition and early management of such cases is emphasized.
Authors:
Sukhjot Kaur; Gurvinder P Thami; Vadivelu Srinivasan; Ram Singh; Amrinder J Kanwar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of dermatology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0385-2407     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-19     Completed Date:  2002-09-05     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7600545     Medline TA:  J Dermatol     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  336-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Angioedema / chemically induced*,  drug therapy
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Enalapril / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Epinephrine / therapeutic use
Female
Humans
Hydrocortisone / therapeutic use
Hypertension / drug therapy
Male
Middle Aged
Precipitating Factors
Ramipril / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Sympathomimetics / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors; 0/Sympathomimetics; 50-23-7/Hydrocortisone; 51-43-4/Epinephrine; 75847-73-3/Enalapril; 87333-19-5/Ramipril

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