The Daily PANCE and PANRE Extended Edition: Question 28

A 51-year-old male who has smoked for 32 years, presents complaining of a persistent cough. His chest x-ray is unremarkable. The cough began shortly after he started a new medication. Which medication do you suspect as the cause?

  1. verapamil
  2. digoxin
  3. captopril
  4. acetaminophen
  5. lovastatin

Answer: C

Captopril

ACEI's cause chronic cough. Captopril is the prototypical ACEI.

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