No activities are contraindicated while taking an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor.
Dizziness is a reported side effect occurring in 0.5-2% greater frequency in patients treated with ACE inhibitors than placebo.
Manufacturers warn that hypotension can occur in patients with salt/volume depletion, such as those taking diuretics. Other causes of volume depletion such as excessive perspiration, dehydration, vomiting, or diarrhea may also lead to a fall in blood pressure. Transient hypotensive episodes are not a contraindication to further treatment. Once blood pressure is stabilized, most patients can continue treatment without difficulty. 1-14
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