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Moexipril/HCTZ is a prescription medication used to lower high blood pressure. It combines two different medications and works by reducing blood volume and preventing the blood vessels from narrowing. It comes in the form of a tablet and is typically taken once daily. Common side effects include dizziness, fatigue, and coughing.

What Is Moexipril/HCTZ?

Moexipril/HCTZ (Uniretic®) is a prescription medication licensed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is a combination of two other prescription medicines: moexipril (Univasc®) and hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide®, Oretic®), or HCTZ for short.
(Click What Is Moexipril/HCTZ Used For? for more information on this topic, including possible off-label uses.)

Are There Side Effects?

Just like any medicine, moexipril/HCTZ can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well.
If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
Common side effects of moexipril/HCTZ include but are not limited to:
(Click Side Effects of Moexipril/HCTZ to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
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