A review of the safety of ACE inhibitors for people who are
allergic to bee and other kinds of insect stings was published in
the April 2006 issue of the Annals of Pharmacotherapy.
The authors—Janice L. Stumpf, Nadine Shehab, and Anish C.
Patel—searched through medical journals and found accounts of
three cases of problems with ACE inhibitors.
All three involved venom therapy, which involves exposing people
to small doses of the venom so their immune systems adjust, and
they have less severe reactions with the next exposure.
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