Does anyone take both a -san and a -pril?

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The -san drugs, like olmesartan, are ARBs.

The -pril drugs, like lisinpril, are ACE II inhibitors.

I just saw a really excellent video that describes the whole angiotensin system (in the context of ACE2 and COVID19 ...), and shows the different ways the -san and -pril drugs work.

So I wonder if anyone takes both?

A quick search suggests it is generally frowned upon as dangerous.


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    does the video suggest those drugs are bad if one gets covid?

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      VeeWat, the video gives this background and discusses a little paper just published in Lancet that did claim the drugs were bad for COVID. However, it criticizes that paper, shows other organizations that have criticized that paper, and cited evidence that suggests one or the other (or both) drugs might help. So, it's left open.

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