Uniretic Side Effects
Generic name: hydrochlorothiazide / moexipril
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on June 23, 2020.
Note: This document contains side effect information about hydrochlorothiazide / moexipril. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Uniretic.
For the Consumer
Oral route (Tablet)
Discontinue moexipril hydrochloride and hydrochlorothiazide as soon as possible once pregnancy is detected since drugs that act directly on the renin-angiotensin system can cause injury and death to the developing fetus.
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, hydrochlorothiazide / 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 hydrochlorothiazide / moexipril:
- Blurred vision
- decreased urination
- dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
- dry mouth
- fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
- muscle cramps or pain
- numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in the hands or feet
- rapid breathing
- sunken eyes
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- weakness and heaviness of the legs
- wrinkled skin
Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention
Some side effects of hydrochlorothiazide / 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
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to hydrochlorothiazide / moexipril: oral tablet
The most common adverse reactions were cough, dizziness, and fatigue.[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Fatigue, pain, flu syndrome, chest pain, peripheral edema, fever
Frequency not reported: Weakness[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Cough, upper respiratory infection, rhinitis, sinusitis, bronchitis
Frequency not reported: Vertigo, dizziness, headache, paresthesia[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Hyperuricemia, hyperglycemia, hypokalemia
Frequency not reported: Anorexia, hyperglycemia, hyperuricemia[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Urinary tract infection, impotence, pyuria
Frequency not reported: Glycosuria[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Rash
Common (1% to 10%): Abnormal ECG
Common (1% to 10%): Serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase (SGPT) increased
Common (1% to 10%): Back pain
Frequency not reported: Muscle spasm[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Infection[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Transient blurred vision, xanthopsia[Ref]
Frequency not reported: BUN increased, serum creatinine increased[Ref]
Frequency not reported: Restlessness[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Uniretic (hydrochlorothiazide-moexipril)." Schwarz Pharma, Mequon, WI.
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