Effect of Discontinuing vs Continuing Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers on Days Alive and Out of the Hospital in Patients Admitted With COVID-19: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

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Publisher: American Medical Association
Document Type: Report
Length: 49 words

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Routinely discontinuing angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers among patients hospitalized with mild to moderate COVID-19 is not supported. In 659 patients, the mean number of days alive and out of the hospital for those assigned to discontinue vs continue these medications was 21.9 vs 22.9, respectively.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A653153828