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don1942

Common blood pressure drugs linked to lung cancer

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don1942

I take Ramapril for blood pressure. During my recent visit to my endocrinologist he mentioned that a recent Britsh study showed links to lung cancer after long term use (5 years plus) of ACE inhibitors. ACE inhibitors are also used to treat kidney disease. I will be visiting my nephrologist this Friday and will question him regarding the study. In the meantime I found the following on the web:

 

https://www.bmj.com/content/363/bmj.k4209

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