Can I Take Moexipril/HCTZ With Other Drugs?
Medications like moexipril/HCTZ may increase the risk for reactions from gold injections. These side effects include facial flushing, nausea, vomiting, and low blood pressure. Talk to your healthcare provider about this potential interaction before taking these medications together.
There have been reports of serious reactions to iron dextran in people taking medications like moexipril/HCTZ. Your healthcare provider may choose to give you an initial test dose (a very small dose to see how you react to the medication) of iron dextran if you are taking moexipril/HCTZ.
Moexipril/HCTZ may increase blood lithium levels, potentially causing lithium toxicity. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor your blood lithium levels when you first start moexipril/HCTZ. You may need a lower lithium dosage. Contact your healthcare provider right away if you have symptoms of lithium toxicity, such as confusion, tremors, and coordination problems, while taking these medications together.
Narcotic Pain Relievers
When taking moexipril/HCTZ with a narcotic pain reliever, your blood pressure may drop too much, especially when moving from a seated to standing position. Talk to your healthcare provider about this potential reaction and watch for signs of low blood pressure if you take moexipril/HCTZ with a narcotic pain reliever. Symptoms of low blood pressure may include dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting.
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Moexipril/HCTZ can interact with NSAIDs in several ways. The combination could cause your blood pressure to increase or may cause swelling (edema), especially if you have congestive heart failure (CHF). If you are elderly, have kidney disease or kidney failure, or are taking a diuretic ("water pill") or are dehydrated, taking NSAIDs and moexipril/HCTZ together may cause kidney failure. Talk to your healthcare provider about this potential drug interaction before taking these medications together.
Other Blood Pressure Medications
When taking moexipril/HCTZ with another high blood pressure medication, it may lower your blood pressure to unsafe levels. Your healthcare provider may monitor your blood pressure more closely and change the dosage of one your medications if your blood pressure becomes too low.