Moexipril Side Effects
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Mar 26, 2023.
More frequently reported side effects include: cough and dizziness. Continue reading for a comprehensive list of adverse effects.
Applies to moexipril: oral tablet.
Oral route (Tablet)
Discontinue moexipril hydrochloride as soon as possible once pregnancy is detected since drugs that act directly on the renin-angiotensin system can case injury and death to the developing fetus.
Serious side effects of Moexipril
Along with its needed effects, moexipril may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking moexipril:
- Blurred vision
- dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
- joint pain
- loss of appetite
- muscle aches and pains
- runny nose
- sore throat
- trouble sleeping
- unusual tiredness or weakness
Other side effects of Moexipril
Some side effects of moexipril may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.
Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
- Dry cough
- Body aches or pain
- difficulty moving
- feeling of warmth
- muscle cramping
- muscle stiffness
- redness of the face, neck, arms, and upper chest
- swollen joints
- tender, swollen glands in the neck
- trouble swallowing
- voice changes
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to moexipril: oral tablet.
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Fever
Rare (less than 0.1%): Malaise[Ref]
Rare (less than 0.1%): Bronchospasm, dyspnea
Frequency not reported: Eosinophilic pneumonitis[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Diarrhea, dyspepsia, nausea
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Abdominal pain, constipation, vomiting
Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Dry mouth
Very rare (less than 0.01%): Pancreatitis
Common (1% to 10%): Headache, dizziness
Common (1% to 10%): Serum creatinine increased, BUN increased
Common (1% to 10%): Rash
Rare (less than 0.1%): Angioedema
Frequency not reported: Sweating, photosensitivity[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Flushing
Frequency not reported: Symptomatic hypotension, postural hypotension[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Myalgia
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Arthralgia[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Urinary frequency
Rare (less than 0.1%): Impotence
Frequency not reported: Oliguria[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Appetite loss, uric acid elevated
Rare (less than 0.1%): Hyperkalemia
Very rare (less than 0.01%): Pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia in patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, hemoglobin decreased, hematocrit decreased, platelets decreased, white cell count decreased[Ref]
Rare (less than 0.1%): Confusion, depression, sleep disturbances
Rare (less than 0.1%): Vision blurred[Ref]
Very rare (less than 0.01%): Hepatitis, liver enzymes elevated, serum bilirubin elevated[Ref]
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1. Product Information. Univasc (moexipril). Schwarz Pharma. 2001.
2. Cerner Multum, Inc. UK Summary of Product Characteristics.
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.