whether it's okay for heart failure patients to take BOTH aspirin and an ACE inhibitor

Experts are debating whether it's okay for heart failure patients to take BOTH aspirin and an ACE inhibitor.

Many heart failure patients get both...but there's concern that aspirin might reduce some of the benefits of the ACE inhibitor.

ACE inhibitors increase prostaglandins that cause vasodilation. Aspirin can block this...especially at higher doses.

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