SARS-CoV-2利用ACE2進入人體,有人認為ACEI、ARB等高血壓藥物可能會影響病毒感染力與疾病嚴重度。然目前沒有充足臨床或科學證據,各學會也建議不要隨便停藥。

(財團法人國家衛生研究院 郭書辰醫師摘要整理)

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a current pandemic infection caused by a positive-sense RNA virus named the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The particularly infectious capacity of the virus, along with mortality rates ranging from 1% to above 5%, has raised concerns across the globe.1 Older patients with comorbid conditions including pulmonary disease, cardiac disease, kidney disease, diabetes, and hypertension have been associated with even higher mortality rates, suggesting particularly susceptible populations.

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Author:Ankit B Patel, Ashish Verma
原文連結:https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2763803