Are ACE inhibitors and ARBs effective in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) nephritis?

Updated: Aug 04, 2021
  • Author: Christie M Bartels, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and/or angiotensin receptor blockers may be useful in patients with renal disease. Aggressive blood pressure and lipid goals may help prevent CAD or renal disease progression. [160]


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