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What are the side effects of ACE inhibitors?

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Side effects of ACE inhibitors include:

  • Cough
  • Red, itchy skin or rash
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness, or faintness
  • Salty or metallic taste or a decreased ability to taste
  • Sore throat, fever, or mouth sores
  • Unusual bruising
  • Fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Chest pain
  • Swelling of your feet, ankles, and lower legs
  • Swelling of your neck, face, and tongue
  • Kidney failure
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhea
  • High potassium levels. Your doctor should test your potassium levels often.

SOURCE: American Heart Association. 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on October 10, 2017

SOURCE: American Heart Association. 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on October 10, 2017

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