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Moexipril/Hydrochlorothiazide

Moexipril/hydrochlorothiazide (Uniretic®) is a prescription medicine approved for treating high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults. It is a combination medication, containing moexipril (Univasc®) and hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide®, Oretic®), or HCTZ for short.
 
Available in the form of a tablet, moexipril/hydrochlorothiazide is typically taken once a day. This medication is generally well tolerated, but is known to cause side effects such as dizziness, fatigue, and coughing.
 
Before starting treatment with moexipril/hydrochlorothiazide, tell your healthcare provider if you have any other medical conditions, such as problems with your kidneys or liver. This medication is not suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is also aware of any allergies you have and any other medications you are taking, including nonprescription drugs.
 
(Click Moexipril/HCTZ for more details on this medication. Topics discussed in this article include how moexipril/hydrochlorothiazide works, what to do in cases of overdose, and why it's important to take each dose exactly as prescribed.)
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