Helping you make better health choices

In shops now or delivered to your home from only £3.50 an issue!

Subscribe!

Angiotensin-ii blockers further side-effects

MagazineJanuary 2006 (Vol. 16 Issue 10)Angiotensin-ii blockers further side-effects

- liver failure- allergic reactions- a decrease in white blood cells- headache- drowsiness- diarrhoea- abnormal taste sensation (salty or metallic taste)- skin rash- cough (though less frequently than with ACE inhibitors)


- liver failure
- allergic reactions
- a decrease in white blood cells
- headache
- drowsiness
- diarrhoea
- abnormal taste sensation (salty or metallic taste)
- skin rash
- cough (though less frequently than with ACE inhibitors).
ARB- and ACE inhibitor-induced head-and-neck angioedema - characterised by deep, mucosal swelling, and sometimes difficulty swallowing and breathing - has also been reported (Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 2004; 130: 1416-9).

Candesartan, eprosartan and telmisartan have all been shown to enter breast milk. In fact, most drugs in this class are contraindicated during pregnancy, especially in the second and third trimesters, as they can cause birth defects.


Avian flu: strictly for the birds

News fluoride

You may also be interested in...

Sign up for free today

Sign up now to get your FREE 17-point Plan to Great Health

Free membership gives you access to our latest news reports, use of our community area, forums, blogs, readers' health tips and our twice-weekly
e-news letter.

WDDTY Recommends

Latest Tweet

About

Since 1989, WDDTY has provided thousands of resources on how to beat asthma, arthritis, cancer, depression and many other chronic conditions.

Start by looking in our fully searchable database, active and friendly community forums and the latest health news.

Positive SSL Wildcard

Facebook Twitter

Most Popular Health Website of the Year 2014

© 2010 - 2016 WDDTY Publishing Ltd.
All Rights Reserved