Sound Science Before Quick Judgement Regarding RAS Blockade in COVID-19

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 May 7;15(5):714-716. doi: 10.2215/CJN.03530320. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Abstract

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Keywords: ACE inhibitors; Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors; COVID-19; Renin-Angiotensin System; angiotensin; hypertension; renin angiotensin system; severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2; virology.

MeSH terms

  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors / therapeutic use*
  • Betacoronavirus / drug effects*
  • Coronavirus Infections / drug therapy*
  • Humans
  • Pandemics
  • Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A / metabolism
  • Pneumonia, Viral / drug therapy*
  • Renin-Angiotensin System / drug effects*

Substances

  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
  • ACE protein, human
  • Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • COVID-19 drug treatment
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2