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Cough caused by ACE inhibitors
  • Relevant BNF section: 2.5.5


Persistent dry cough is a common unwanted effect of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and the most frequent reason for the drug being stopped.1 This article reviews the incidence and aetiology of ACE inhibitor cough and considers its management.

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  • Relevant BNF section: 2.5.5

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