High BP meds (ACE inhibitors/ARB’s) Diabetes meds (thiazolidinediones) and Ibuprofen increase ACE2 which increases the risk of fatal outcomes with COVID.
President Trump said yesterday in his speech “people with hypertension and diabetes taking certain medications are at increased risk”. They know why these conditions are more at risk. Medications include Ibuprofen, benazepril (Lotensin, Lotensin Hct),
lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril),
ramipril (Altace), and
trandolapril (Mavik).Pioglitazone (Actos)
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