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Ace Inhibitors/High-Dose Aspirin

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Medical warning:

Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.

How the interaction occurs:

Aspirin may prevent ACE inhibitor from working.

What might happen:

Your ACE inhibitor may not lower your blood pressure enough.

What you should do about this interaction:

Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking aspirin. Your doctor may want to check your blood pressure while you are taking these medicines together. Your doctor may want to lower your dose of aspirin or change your blood pressure medicine.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.

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