Risk of hyperkalemia in nondiabetic patients with chronic kidney disease receiving antihypertensive therapy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Renal Insufficiency, Chronic

abstract

  • In nondiabetic patients with hypertensive CKD treated with ACEIs, the risk of hyperkalemia is small, particularly if baseline and follow-up GFR is higher than 40 mL/min/1.73 m(2). Including a diuretic in the regimen may markedly reduce risk of hyperkalemia.

publication date

  • October 14, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archinternmed.2009.284

PubMed ID

  • 19786678

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1587

end page

  • 94

volume

  • 169

number

  • 17