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Which of the following medications can potentially cause hyperkalemia?

  1. Furosemide
  2. Carvedilol
  3. Lisinopril
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide

Lisinopril is an angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor (ACE inhibitor). ACE inhibitors are anti-hypertensive agents with a diuretic effect. One of their main adverse effects is hyperkalemia (elevated serum potassium). Hyperkalemia can lead to irregular heart rhythm.

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