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South Med J. 1997 May;90(5):552-3.

Angioedema associated with angiotensin II receptor antagonist losartan.

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga 37403, USA.


Angioedema has not been associated with losartan therapy in hemodialysis patients, as it has been with angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. We report the case of a hemodialysis patient who previously had angioedema after therapy with ACE inhibitors and again had angioedema while taking losartan. We suggest caution in using losartan in patients with known sensitivity to ACE inhibitors manifested by angioedema.

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