Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

Mutations May Raise Risk of Angioedema Linked to Blood Pressure Medicines

Mutations in the KCNMA1 gene may predispose certain people to angioedema caused by blood pressure medications, a study suggests. The study, “Genome-wide association study of angioedema induced by angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and angiotensin receptor blocker treatment,” was published in The Pharmacogenomics Journal. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors…