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Side Effects of Moexipril/HCTZ

While most people taking moexipril/HCTZ do not experience side effects, reactions are possible and may include things like dizziness, coughing, and fatigue. These side effects are generally mild and easily treated. However, some reactions should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider, such chest pain, difficulty breathing, and unexplained swelling of the lips, face, hands, or feet.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Moexipril/HCTZ

Just like any medicine, moexipril/HCTZ (Uniretic®) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with moexipril/HCTZ. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Serious Moexipril/HCTZ Side Effects

Some moexipril/HCTZ side effects are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
  • Chest pain
  • Eye pain or changes in vision 
  • Feelings of a rapidly or forcefully beating heart (heart palpitations)
  • Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat, hands, or feet
  • Unexplained blisters or peeling of the skin
  • Signs of very low blood pressure, such as dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting
  • Decreased urine production
  • Abdominal (stomach) pain
  • Signs of infection, including high fever, sore throat, or aches and pains
  • Symptoms of electrolyte abnormalities, such as:
    • Dry mouth
    • Increased thirst
    • Weakness
    • Tiredness
    • Restlessness
    • Muscle tiredness, aches, or cramps
    • Increased heart rate
    • Nausea and vomiting
  • Signs of liver problems, such as:
    • Dark urine
    • Loss of appetite
    • Fatigue or excessive tiredness
    • Pain in the right upper part of the abdomen (stomach)
    • Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice)
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing.
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