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A 68-year-old male asked:

non-diabetic:ace inhibitors:nephrotoxic or protective.?nephrectomy 87.hptn.on toprol, (metoprolol) zestril, hctz, hydralazine;which to dc?/ckd 3a/age 69.

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Dr. Cesar Sturla
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
ACE inh: Ace inhibitors are great medications for BP and diabetes and scledoderma hypertensive crisis. However, in some patientds they may adversely affect the kidneys, specially if there is underlying renovascular disease. Since you only have one kidney be very carefull.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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