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ace inhibitor proteinuria

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
B P control : Angiotensin coverting enzyme (ace ) inhibitors will control the blood pressure , there by preventing excessive filtration of protein mainly Albumin , ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Proteinuria and ACE: Ace-inhibtors reduced proteinuria (p) by reducing the vasoconstriction caused by angiotensin ii on the efferent arteriole (ea) of the glomerulus. Once ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Faustino
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, ace inhibitors slow the progression of kidney disease and spilling of protein in the urine. This is common knowledge and you should be on one if ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Proteinuria: You can use either an ace-i or arb to control proteinuria.Make sure your physician puts you on the maximum dose of either, as proteinuria is reduced d ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Inflammation: Diabetes is characterized by a low grade inflammation. Many markers of inflammation are increased, including wbc, crp, tnf, others, even though there ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Proteinuria: You should see a nephrologist. You need to collect your urine for 24 hours to obtain a determination of your kidney function as well as finding out ho ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Umesh Patel
42 years experience Preventive Medicine
Blood Pressure Treat: Ace inhibitors block the conversion angiotensin i to angiotensin ii, which constricts the vessels, increases the following: salt retention in the kidn ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Both effective: Similar effectiveness. Ace inhibitor has a higher incidence of a nuisance cough as a side effect. If this happens you might try an arb.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Atenolol: Atenolol is a beta blocker not an ace inhibitor.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: It's an angiotensin receptor blocker.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Olmesartan: Olmesartan(benicar)is not an ace inhibitor. It is an angiotensin receptor blocker. It acts further along the same pathway as an ace inhibitor and prod ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Side effects: The side effects would last longer but not with more prevalence.
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