moexipril/mo·ex·i·pril/ (mo-ek´sĭ-pril″) an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor used as the hydrochloride salt as an antihypertensive.
an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of high blood pressure alone or in combination with diuretics and in the treatment of left ventricular dysfunction after myocardial infarction.
contraindications It should not be given to patients with hypersensitivity reactions to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or those who are pregnant (especially during 2nd and 3rd trimesters). It should be used with caution in people with renal insufficiency, hypovolemia, or collagen vascular diseases.
adverse effects The side effects most often reported include digestive tract disorders, depression, headache, dizziness, vertigo, sleeping difficulties, chest pains, and palpitations. There can be pronounced first dose hypotension. Anaphylatic reactions can occur, and angiodema can occur at any time during therapy (but usually with first dose).
moexiprilAn ACE inhibitor used for managing hypertension, either as a monotherapy or in combination with thiazide diuretics.
Cough, dizziness, diarrhoea, flu syndrome, fatigue, flushing, myalgia.