ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME (ACE) INHIBITOR
Univasc is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension. Univasc is also known by its drug name, Moexipril.
Univasc is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. ACE inhibitors are believed to work by relaxing the blood vessels.
How do I take it?
Univasc is generally taken once daily.
Univasc comes in tablet form.
The FDA-approved label for Univasc lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia, fatigue, rash, itching, dry cough, sore throat, muscle pain, vomiting, constipation, and diarrhea.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Univasc include angioedema, liver failure, blood disorders, anaphylaxis, and fetal toxicity.
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For more details about this treatment, visit:
Univasc – RxList