moexipril-hydrochlorothiazide - oral, Uniretic
GENERIC NAME: MOEXIPRIL-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE - ORAL (mow-EX-eh-prill/HYE-droe-KLOR-oh-THYE-a-zide)
BRAND NAME(S): Uniretic
WARNING: This drug can cause serious (possibly fatal) harm to an unborn baby if used during pregnancy. Therefore, it is important to prevent pregnancy while taking this medication. Consult your doctor for more details and to discuss the use of reliable forms of birth control while taking this medication. If you are planning pregnancy, become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant, contact your doctor immediately.
USES: This medication is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.This product contains two medications, moexipril and hydrochlorothiazide. Moexipril belongs to a class of drugs known as ACE inhibitors. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily. Hydrochlorothiazide is a "water pill" (diuretic) that causes your body to get rid of extra salt and water. This increases the amount of urine you make. These medications are used together when one drug is not controlling your blood pressure.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This medication may also be used to treat congestive heart failure.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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