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General Information on Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

Generic Name : Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

Pronunciation : hye droe klor oh THY a zide and moe EX a pril

Latest prescription information about Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y52.4 | Therapeutic Classification : ACE Inhibitors

Trade Names/Brand Names of Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

International- Uniretic.

Why is Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets Prescribed? (Indications)

This combination medication contains an ACE inhibitor and thiazide diuretic, prescribed for hypertension.  It helps prevent the body from absorbing too much salt.

When should Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with history of angioedema and known hypersensitivity.
It should not be co-administered with aliskiren.

What is the dosage of Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets?

The recommended dosage range is 7.5 to 30 mg daily.

How should Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, one hour before meals.

What are the warnings and precautions for Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney disease, liver disease, increased eye pressure, gout, diabetes, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Avoid alcohol consumption.

Avoid exposure to sunlight.

What are the side effects of Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets?

   Most Common : Cough, dizziness and fatigue.
   Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, abdominal pain, chest pain, indigestion, nausea, vomiting.
   Central Nervous System : Headache, fainting, increased muscle tone.
   Respiratory : Upper respiratory infection, nose, sinus, pharynx, lung inflammation.
   Genitourinary : Urinary tract infection, impotence, peripheral edema, pus in urine.
   Musculoskeletal : Back pain.
   Miscellaneous : Flu syndrome, and fever.

What are the other precautions for Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Moexipril HCl Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets?

Store it at controlled room temperature (20 -25C).

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