PMID: 6246003Jan 1, 1980

Ischemic cardiovascular complications concurrent with administration of captopril. A clinical note

Hypertension
K M BakerR M Carey

Abstract

Administration of potent vasodepressor agents such as the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, captopril, may precipitate myocardial ischemic events in patients with coronary artery disease, particularly if this treatment is preceded by a discontinuation of beta-blocking drugs such as propranolol. In one case studied, a patient experienced three episodes of angina pectoris under these conditions; in another, acute anterior myocardial infarction was suspect.

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May 4, 1978·The New England Journal of Medicine·H GavrasD N McKinstry
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Citations

Jan 16, 1988·British Medical Journal·J B Davis
Mar 1, 1982·British Heart Journal·K ChatterjeeW W Parmley
Jul 1, 1980·Hypertension·D W JohnsS C Williams
Dec 1, 1981·Drug Intelligence & Clinical Pharmacy·C Harris, G H Smith
Jan 1, 1987·Clinical and Experimental Hypertension. Part A, Theory and Practice·M G Nicholls

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