Angiotensin Receptor Blockers

Considered one of the choices for first line treatment of high blood pressure, it is conceivable that this class of HBP drugs may be protective against respiratory viruses including Covid-19 - HWN

Angiotensin Receptor Blockers

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Use of antihypertensive drugs generates pressure-packed debate in COVID-19 era

Since the beginning of the pandemic, everything and its opposite has been said about antihypertensive medications. Used in patients suffering from high blood pressure, these medications were first thought to aggravate the consequences of COVID-19 before being considered as a new therapeutic avenue for the same disease.

As a PhD candidate in pharmaceutical sciences at the faculty of pharmacy and the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer in Montréal, I believe it is important to observe the need for rigorous scientific research before disseminating conclusions on such a subject, especially during a health crisis.

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