What are the possible adverse effects of ACE inhibitors in patients with hypokalemia (low potassium level)?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: Eleanor Lederer, MD, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Cough is the most common complaint with ACE inhibitors. Other types of adverse effects commonly seen with other antihypertensives (eg, exercise intolerance, fatigue, dry mouth, impotence, drowsiness) are not reported as commonly with ACE inhibitors.


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