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Iron supplement may reduce cough linked with ACE inhibitors

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7310.418 (Published 25 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:418
  1. Spurgeon David
  1. Quebec

    Iron supplements may be a simple remedy for the common dry cough associated with angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor drugs, a study has reported in Hypertension (August 2001;38:166), the journal of the American Heart Association. “Dry cough is the most often reported and troublesome complication associated with [the use of these drugs],” said one of the study's authors, Dr Kyung Pyo …

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